Winter Daphne
Daphne odora 'Mae-jima'

Family: Thymelaeaceae
Genus: Daphne (DAF-nee) (Info)
Species: odora (oh-DOR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mae-jima

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Conyers, Georgia

Eugene, Oregon

Alexandria, Virginia

Olympia, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 9, 2013, morningloree from Heathrow, FL wrote:

Grows here in Central Florida under Oak trees. Beautiful foliage, begins to bloom in February here. So far trouble free, great companion plant for Camelias.

Positive

On Jan 11, 2006, mattadeus from London
United Kingdom (Zone 9a) wrote:

Daphnes in general hate to have their roots disturbed, often dying as a result. It is therefore really important when planting to choose a permanent place for it, as it will not tolerate transplanting.