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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
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.

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

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