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botanical name:
Wikstroemia gemmata
Wikstroemia gemmata © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Daphne gemmata
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Small Daphne-like shrub of well-branched habit with small, alternate, obovate-lanceolate leaves. Clusters of small, bright yellow flowers in late spring or summer, followed by ellipsoid, red fruits that are often enclosed by a persistent calyx.

cultivation:
Well drained, moist soil in sun or part shade. Tricky to grow.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

other notes:
Native to China.
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