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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Daphne  mezereum L. 
SynonymsDaphne florida Salisb.
 Daphne lateriflora Raf.
 Daphne liottardi Vill.
Territory
thickets and woods
Description branchlets glabrous, leaves alternate, crowded at apex of branchlets, 3-8cm, oblong-lanceolate, obtuse, sparsely ciliate, adaxially green, flowers fragrant, 3-5, axillary
Size50-150cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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