a natural hybrid that grows around the Lake Garda area / about 0,5 m high and also
wide / deciduous / hardy / scented / orange fruits
habit of Daphne x reichsteinii is like Daphne alpina and flower colour comes from
Daphne x reichsteinii is the first known self-fertile hybrid / first, the status
of a hybrid was called into question because seeds, on a Daphne hybrid was unknown
In 2011 a further natural Daphne alpina hybrid was collected and described as Daphne
x savensis - link to another homepage. It is a hybrid between Daphne alpina subsp.
scopoliana and Daphne cneorum subsp. cneorum.
Left: Daphne x reichsteinii flowers
Left below: flowering shrub
Below: Daphne x reichsteinii shrub at Lake Garda, Italy