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Danae racemosa

Common Name(s):
Alexandrian laurel, Poet's laurel
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Spreads by rhizomes; foliage discolors in sun; foliage long-lasting for flower arrangements

Height:
2-3 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, lustrous, rich, emerald green, modified stems; 1.5-4 in. long; tapered point on each end
Flower:
Non-showy, greenish yellow flowers in spring; showy 0.5 in. orange-red berries in fall
Zones:
7b to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter; tolerates clay, sand with adequate moisture
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Open habit; slender branches arch up and away from center of crown
Width:
2-3 ft.
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1522

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