Moonlight Parfait® Winter Daphne

Daphne odora 'MonStrk' PP #28,725

SKU
04789
An exceptional new selection with variegated foliage, each leaf having a double wide, creamy yellow edge. Rose-pink flower buds open to white, sweetly fragrant flowers. A great foundation plant for dappled shade gardens. Situate near a walkway, patio or deck where its fragrance can be enjoyed. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationDAF-nay oh-DOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Design IdeasDaphne is ideal for north- and east-facing beds, against walls and around patio and deck edges, where its scent is enjoyed up close. As a specimen, its variegated leaves are good for lightening shade- garden plantings. Try in groups of three at corners and transitions from path to patio. Can even grow in well-drained containers.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)

Requires prepared soil with exceptional drainage. Mulch to keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune after flowering to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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