Daphne mezereum


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small European deciduous shrub with fragrant lilac-colored flowers followed by red berries on highly toxic twigs

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Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade) n Colchicum autumnale (autumn crocus, meadow saffron) Conium maculatum (hemlock) n Daphne mezereum (mezereon) Datura stamonium (Jimsonweed) Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) Laburnum Oenanthe crocata (hemlock water dropwort
The daphnes are a group of small to medium-sized shrubs which are grown primarily for their deliciously scented flowers.The Mezereon (Daphne mezereum) has been grown in British gardens for centuries and is one of the most striking shrubs of the genus.
It is probably the most widely grown of all daphnes, along with Daphne mezereum, which flowers on bare wood.
Some of the common varieties and fragrant species include Daphne cneorum and Daphne mezereum.
One of the earliest is Daphne mezereum with its deep purple-pink scented flowers in late winter - these are followed by yellow fruits if the bees pollinate early enough.
Daphnes include the hardy Daphne bholua `Gurkha', with apple-blossom flowers, and Daphne mezereum, with purplish-pink blooms before the leaves open.
The daphne mezereum is a deciduous plant and gets its leaves after flowering in late spring.
Colour and fragrance: Daphne mezereum,the shrub on offer today.
The white form of daphne mezereum, right, is among the strongest of spring perfumes.
The Daphne mezereum is a deciduous plant, and gets its leaves after flowering in late spring.
Sweetest memories of Daphne and Grandad 6 Daphne mezereum is a native plant that is well worth growing.
MR Black of Sandwell is not happy with his Daphne mezereum (pictured below).
Plant Daphne mezereum by your back door or right at the front of your favourite border so you can easily enjoy its heady fragrance.