Home garden design > Planting Trees and Shrubs > The Best Garden Trees and Garden Shrubs > Daphne mezereum

Daphne mezereum


Daphne Mezereum, the Mezereon, is a handsome, deciduous species from Europe and Siberia, growing to a height of 3 feet. It blossoms profusely in February and March, the flowers being red and very fragrant. The fruits are bright red and effective.

The variety alba has white flowers and yellow fruits, while grandiflora has large flowers, which are borne during autumn and winter.

Click for more Daphne shrubs.