Scientific Name: Daphne cneorum
Common Name: rose daphne, garland flower, rock daphne
Family Name: Thymelaeaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Rock garden
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, White, Pink, Mar-Apr-May
Fruit: Drupe, Brown, Jun-Jul
Key ID Features:
Prostrate spreading evergreen shrub to 20cm; leaves alternate, simple, evergreen, up to 1.5(-2.5)cm long x 0.4(-0.6) wide, oblanceolate, margin entire, dark green; flowers pink, in dense clusters, highly fragrant, springtime.