Daphne

Daphne odora

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  • Flower name
    Daphne
  • Scientific name
    Daphne odora
  • Alias瑞香, ダフネ・オドラ, 沈丁花
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March
  • Language of flowersNot extinguished

What is Daphne

In Japan, representatives of fragrant flowers are Spring Daphne(scientific name:Daphne odora), summer Gardenia (scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides), and Autumn Osmanthus aurantiacus (Kinmokusei, sceientific name: Osmanthus fragrans var. Aurantiacus).

Daphne (scientific name:Daphne odora) is a hardy evergreen shrub of the department Thymelaeaceae Daphne genus native to China . Pink and white fragrant early spring flowers attracted about 20 branches and blooms. Leaves are shiny and has a somewhat thick, elongated oval-shaped. Looks like a 4-petaled flowers that look like petals is a tip of the tubular calyx is divided into four sections. Flower has purple color white and outside is inside. The flower and the outer side there are white-flowered Evergreen azalea cultivars.

Common name: Daphne, scientific name:Daphne odora , also known as: Jinchouge(in Japanese), origin: China, living type: evergreen shrub, plant: places phyllotaxis: alternate, margin entire, dioecious, ovary top, flowers flower and spikes, flowers of 50-150 cm, top / side of, Calyx flowers number: 4, jaw petal shape: cylindrical Tip 4 tear the petal: no, flowering time: February-March Flower color: peach / white the sepals: 8 mm, with flower: 10-set 20 rings, handball-like flower diameter: 5 cm, stamens colors: yellow, berries: berries, fruits: toxic.


  • Eye
    Malvales
  • Family
    Thymelaeaceae
  • Genus
    Daphne
  • Species
    D. odora
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeA hardy evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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