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botanical name:
Daphne odora 'Geisha Girl'
Daphne odora 'Geisha Girl' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Strongly variegated foliage with leaves irregularly streaked dark green, grey-green and yellow. Very fragrant purplish pink and white flowers from mid-winter. Slow growing.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, humus rich, moist soil, which is neither very acid nor alkaline, in full sun or part shade. Resents root disturbance once established.

propagation:
By semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or early autumn - can be difficult to root.

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