Daphne x houtteana

Also known as:

  • Daphne houtteana
  • Daphne laureola x mezereum

Plant Type

shrub

Zones

6a-9b

Size

H:2'-4'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

acidic, well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

even moisture, regular

Sun Exposure:

sun, mostly sun

Features

Flower Color:

pink, purple, burgundy

Foliage Color:

purple

Wildlife:

deer resistant

Flower Season:

spring

Foliage Season:

semi-evergreen

Tags

broadleaf
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Mediterranean climate, southern hemisphere, hardy tropical plants, and more.

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Williams, Oregon

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Cistus Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

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Mediterranean climate, southern hemisphere, hardy tropical plants, and more.

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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This fairly recent introduction has deep purple leaves year round. The small mounding shrub will get 18-24" tall and will have reddish pink flowers in the spring with a pleasing scent. Although amazingly rare, we have a good supply this year.

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Richmond, British Columbia

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Deep purple-black foliage sets this variety apart. Lightly scented purple flowers in late spring. Give full sun for best foliage colour. Daphne laureola x Daphne mezereum. Semi-evergreen. Zone 6-9.

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Description by: Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

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Very choice hybrid between Daphne laureola and and D. mezereum which stands apart on the basis of its purple-black foliage. The small purple-maroon flowers which are lightly scented are hardly needed as the foliage carries the day. Fairly narrow upright growth. Sun is good.

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Description by: Cistus Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

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One of our most popular plants, this garden hybrid of D. laureola and D. mezereum is grown both for its gorgeous, semi-evergreen, red-purple leaves as well as its huge clusters of dark lilac, fragrant, spring flowers. Reaches 4 ft tall in full to part sun with good drainage and normal summer water. Cold hardy in USDA zone 6.

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Williams, Oregon

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SO unique and SO wonderful, the DEEP purple foliage of this 2-3'shrub make a season-long show in a sunny spot, matched in spring with rose-mauve lightly scented flowers; D.laureola x D.mezereum. Sun/Med/not dry

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