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Daphne - Seidelbast
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Daphne giraldii  Nitsche (1907)


from China, provinces Kansu and Shensi / growing on forested slopes / up to 1 m tall and also wide/ deciduous / scented / absolutely hardy, best planted on a sunny place / named after Père Giraldi (1894)


Daphne giraldii is an excellent shrub with a very elegant and tender fragrance of vanilla and lemon.

This species thrived well for years in a dry loamy soil without further drainage, on a sunny place.


Daphne x ‘In Paradise’ is the first Daphne giraldii hybrid

Daphne giraldii, huge flowering shrub, 'Giraldi's Seidelbast'
blossoms of Daphne giraldii, 'Giraldi's Seidelbast'
Daphne giraldii blossoms, close-up, 'Giraldi's Seidelbast'
fruits of Daphne giraldii, 'Giraldi's Seidelbast'


Daphne giraldii, huge flowering shrub



blossoms of Daphne giraldii


Below left:

Daphne giraldii blossoms, close-up


Below right:

fruits of Daphne giraldii