• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing, 6 to 10 ft. tall and wide in ten years.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Flowers
    Late Winter to Early Spring
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing, 6 to 10 ft. tall and wide in ten years.
    Foliage color:Silver-green
    Blooms:Late Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
    Design IdeasA much sought after collector's plant for years, this exquisitely fragrant shrub offers tremendous architectural value with its multi-stemmed habit and light, cinnamon colored stems. Rounded form presents an elegant silhouette even when branches are bare. A superb choice for the back of the border, but should be considered for placement along pathways, where visitors can better experience the foliage texture and enjoy 6 to 8 weeks of fabulous, sweet fragrance in late winter, while most of the garden is still sleeping. Related to Daphne, this long-lived and very low maintenance shrub is a collector's dream.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide moist, humus-rich, well drained soil, sheltered from hot afternoon sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide a sheltered site and winter protection in USDA zone 7.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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