Plants, Pictures, and Information
- all about the Genus Daphne
known from Sichuan and Yunnan in China and also Upper Burma up to 3750 m / grows
on rocky slopes / rounded little shrub with 0,4 m height / evergreen, in very cold
areas semi-evergreen / hardy
During a trip to China Jens Nielsen and Ron McBeath collected this species and introduced
it to Europe. Daphne rosmarinifolia ‘Goldstrike’ is a named clone.
Daphne rosmarinifolia is a further Daphne species with five lobes. Daphne modesta
and Daphne gemmata are also five lobed Daphnes that have left the genus Wikstroemia.
Daphne rosmarinifolia ‘Goldstrike’ in foreground, behind grows a tall Daphne aurantiaca
Daphne rosmarinifolia flowers close-up
Daphne rosmarinifolia ‘Goldstrike’ rich flowering