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botanical name:
Daphniphyllum macropodum
Daphniphyllum macropodum © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Daphniphyllum himalense ssp. macropodum
family:  Daphniphyllaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Large, striking evergreen shrub from China and Japan. Large rhododendron-like leaves, dark green above, glaucous below. Fairly inconspicuous, purple-pink male and green female flowers are borne on separate plants in late spring, in clusters beneath the leaves in spring and are pungently scented.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus rich soil in part shade or full sun, sheltered from cold, drying winds.

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