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Daphne tangutica
Common Name: Daphne Family: Thymelaeaceae (The Daphne Family)

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This very hardy daphne comes from northwestern China, Tibet, Bhutan and northern Burma. Its flowers are rose purple, sweetly scented, and bloom in mid- to late spring. It will from a mounded shrub of lush evergreen leaves three feet tall and wide. Rich, well-drained soil in part to full sun. Do not move after planting.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Open rocky slopes and pinewoods between 3000-5000m.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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