Daphne tangutica (Retusa Group)

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Purple-black flower buds open in mid-spring to offer fragrant and violet-tinged white flowers. Their fragrance has none of the sweet lemon-vanilla scents of Daphne odora but is somewhat like a soft Indian incense—very alluring. Also unlike the D. odora, the D. tanguticas can tolerate some drought (once established). Slow-growing and so worth it, forms a regular mound of small, thick, forest-green, evergreen leaves. A choice species.

Mature size: 3 ft T x W

Minimum temperature: -10° F 

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