Scientific Name: Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'
Common Name: variegated winter daphne
Family Name: Thymelaeaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Irregular, Spreading
Form: Irregular, Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Spring interest
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Elliptic, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Purple, Red, Feb-Mar
Fruit: Berry (true), Red, May-Jun
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate, obovate to elliptic, up to 10cm long, leathery, glossy, dark green with yellow margins; flowers highly fragrant, reddish-purple with pale pink to white insides, Feb.-Mar.