Daphne mezereum
SPURGE LAUREL, MEZEREON
Thymelaeaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 4-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, neutral to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.2m

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Flowers: strongly fragrant flowers in purple-pink

Flowering Time: early spring, late winter

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: red berry
 
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Daphne mezereum
SPURGE LAUREL, MEZEREON
Thymelaeaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 4-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, neutral to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
1.2m

FEATURES

Flowers: strongly fragrant flowers in purple-pink

Flowering Time: early spring, late winter

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: red berry


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, butterfly attracting, bee attracting



HAZARDS

Ingestion dangers: fruit, stems poisonous






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