Habit/Description: Yellow and Green mottled evergreen shrub with thick, glossy leaves. Grows best in shade. Upright rounded shrub with a moderate growth rate.
Size at Maturity: Will reach a mature size of 6’ tall by 4’ wide (in 10 years.)
Flower: Purple, but insignificant. Blooms in March and April.
Special Interest: The large glossy green leaves appear to have been sprayed with yellow paint. Perfect for borders, coastal plantings, containers, houseplant, specimen, foundation plantings, woodland garden and shaded areas. Foliage is wonderful for foliage arrangements. Drought tolerant. Female plant will produce attractive red fruit.
Care Information: Water weekly in extreme heat until established. Follow regular watering schedule for first growing season to allow proper root establishment. Feed with all-purpose fertilizer in spring. Prune in spring after blooming to maintain neat shape. Easy care.
The winter daphne has yellow-margined leaves and blush-pink flower buds that open to fragrant white flowers bloom in winter into early spring. The mounding 'Marginata' cultivar is beautiful in the winter landscape. Daphne odora is evergreen and shade loving. Native to China and Japan.
Size at maturity:
3-4' Tall and Wide.
Fragrant pinkish white flower in early spring.
This beautiful little evergreen shrub is perfect for a mixed border, shady foundation, hedge, and variegated color in the landscape. The highly fragrant flowers are pleasing to have at entrances. They are also deer resistant, easy to care for and drought tolerant.
Daphnes need to grow in fertile, humus-rich, slightly acidic soil. They prefer full sun or partial shade. Choose a spot with good drainage but not completely dry. Avoid transplanting and pruning. Does well under trees.
Beautiful ornamental tree with a rounded crown and arching branches. Glossy medium green, large textured leaves. Deciduous. Full sun.
Size at Maturity:
Fast growing tree to 25' tall and wide.
Powdery pink flowers in spring before leafing out. Attracts bees and butterflies.
Wonderful spring interest with soft pink flowers standing out before foliage. Fall brings creamy yellow leaves which fall in order to show the pretty, silver-grey bark underneath, heavily laden with lenticels. Great tree for a specimen, urban and woodland garden, mixed borders, patio tree, corner foundation and yard tree. Rapid growth rate and easy care. One of the first plants to bloom in the spring.
Water thoroughly when first planted and follow a regular watering schedule until established with an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth in the spring. Prune for shape and structure after flowering. Prune more heavily in winter.