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Daphne genkwa Hackenberry Group
Common Name: Lilac Daphne Family: Thymelaeaceae (The Daphne Family)

Daphne genkwa Hackenberry Group
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This deciduous daphne is a sparsley branched shrub with a somewhat peculiar growth habit. It produces long, wiry, leafless growths in summer that the next spring will be covered in clusters of delicate, long-tubed, lilac-pink flowers at every node. After flowering these branches will produce leaves for the first time. Plant in a sheltered location in sun with good drainage and rich soil. Do not move after planting.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Margins of paddy fields, hillsides and valleys[. Grassy hills and plains, limestone cliffs, on boulders, on conglomerate and in piles of stones removed from fields.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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