A picture of a Daphne retusa

Daphne retusa

Daphne retusa

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

80cm

50cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Daphne retusa Overview

This species may or may not be a form of Daphne tangutica; authorities vary in their opinions. If it is a species in its own right, you can expect a compact shrub to 30 in (80cm) high with fragrant pale pink flowers in spring and glossy rich green foliage.

How to propagate Daphne retusa

Cuttings

You can propagate the species by simple layering, seeds when fresh or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Layering

Seed

Other uses of Daphne retusa

Spring interest.