the first hybrid with Daphne wolongensis / upright growth / ca. 0,6 m high / semi-evergreen
to evergreen / broad, leathery leaves / hardiness not tested / slightly scented /
special characteristics are the red calyx tube and the wonderful red-purplish margins
of the upper lobe surface, sometimes the colour fades into the middle of the lobe
The plant on the following pictures shall have the selection name Daphne x ‘Rotkäppchen’.
Several plants of the reverse cross (Daphne wolongensis x bholua) are also existing,
but until now with a less intensive colouring. Astonishingly show the plants of the
reverse cross the stronger growth.