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Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' (Gold-edged winter daphne)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'

Other names

Gold-edged winter daphne, Daphne odora 'Marginata', Daphne japonica 'Striata'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Aureomarginata' _ 'Aureomarginata' is a compact, evergreen shrub with dark-green leaves edged with yellow. It bears clusters of fragrant purplish-pink flowers with white centres in early spring.


Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Compact

Toxicity

All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.

Flower

Pink, White, Purple in Spring

Foliage

Yellow, Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' (Gold-edged winter daphne) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade with shelter from winds. Does not like being transplanted.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'

Other names

Gold-edged winter daphne, Daphne odora 'Marginata', Daphne japonica 'Striata'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Aureomarginata' _ 'Aureomarginata' is a compact, evergreen shrub with dark-green leaves edged with yellow. It bears clusters of fragrant purplish-pink flowers with white centres in early spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Compact

Toxicity

All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.


Colour

Flower

Pink, White, Purple in Spring

Foliage

Yellow, Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' (Gold-edged winter daphne) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade with shelter from winds. Does not like being transplanted.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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My daphne odora ' aureomarginata that I planted this year has lost it's variegated edge any help will be great read more

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Daphne odora aureomarginata

Planted last year. Is quite 'leggy' and hasn't flowered. Should I cut back or leave alone? read more

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