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Daphne odora /Fragrant Daphne

Daphne odora  / Daphne odora
Early spring flowers are highly fragrant
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Early spring flowers are highly fragrant

Green foliage with cream colored edges

This cushion-like evergreen grows best in the Upper South

Clusters of cream colored flowers on terminal shoots

Spring flowers

Young plant beginning to bloom

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Scientific Name: Daphne odora
Common Name: Fragrant Daphne
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: This species tends to be short lived, but is one of the most fragrant flowering plants. Daphne must have well drained soil. It has a rounded form and is muchly branched.