Daphne genkwa
LILAC DAPHNE
Thymelaeaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in mauve-purple

Flowering Time: early spring to mid spring

Leaves: mid green; bronze new leaves

Edibility: herbalist herb
 
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Daphne genkwa
LILAC DAPHNE
Thymelaeaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in mauve-purple

Flowering Time: early spring to mid spring

Leaves: mid green; bronze new leaves

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Ingestion dangers: bark, bulb, fruit, green fruit, leaves, roots, sap, seeds, stems (all)






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