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Daphne Odora Aureomarginata

Clusters of small, sweetly scented, pale pink flowers open from purple-pink buds in January among lustrous, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with yellow margins. The flowers are followed by spherical, red fruit. This evergreen shrub thrives in a sunny, sheltered position where its handsome, variegated foliage will brighten the winter garden. Try it at the edge of a mixed border or next to a path where its  delightful fragrance can be appreciated.

Keep pruning to a minimum since the plant is susceptible to die-back. Where necessary after flowering, lightly trim to remove misplaced branches and maintain a compact habit.

  • Type: Evergreen Shrub
  • Height: 1.5m
  • Spread: 1.5m
  • Aspect: Full Sun or Partial Shade in a Sheltered Area
  • Planting position: Ideal in containers and/or borders
  • Suitable for pots: Yes