General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Deciduous at high altitudes
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Other: Small black, ovoid drupes
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Pollution
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are poisonous. The sap may cause contact dermititis in some individduals
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 6 to 8 weeks
Other info: Seed has a short viabliity and should be sown as soon as posible after collection.
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Common names
  • Paper Daphne
  • Lokta

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