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A picture of a Daphniphyllum

Daphniphyllum

Daphniphyllum spp.

Daphniphyllum macropodum 120502-1 by Peter coxhead (CC0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Daphniphyllum Overview

Genus consisting of around 30 evergreen shrubs and trees originating from East and Southern Asia, India and New Guinea. They are typically grown for their growth habit and foliage, which is large and similar to that of rhododendrons. The leaves are arranged in whorls and the flowers on unbranched stalks. Flowers are small, petalless and inconspicuous, in colours of yellow, green and pink, leading onto fleshy fruits with hard blue-black seeds.

How to propagate Daphniphyllum

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Daphniphyllum

Grown for their habit and foliage.