Variegated Winter Daphne
Daphne odora 'Aureo-marginata'
Filtered sun, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||DAF-nay oh-DOR-uh AW-ree-o mar-jeh-NAH-tuh|
|Lore||Daphne is named for a female figure in Greek mythology.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||Daphne 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Heath (Erica); Camellia (Camellia)|
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: 7-9