Daphne mezereum


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Daphne mezereum: mezereon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Daphne mezereum - small European deciduous shrub with fragrant lilac-colored flowers followed by red berries on highly toxic twigsDaphne mezereum - small European deciduous shrub with fragrant lilac-colored flowers followed by red berries on highly toxic twigs
daphne - any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers
mezereum - the dried bark of the shrub mezereon
References in periodicals archive ?
Daphne cneorum is one of the best and hardiest and our own native Daphne mezereum is not to be sniffed at.
Daphne mezereum alba is a deciduous shrub which has very fragrant white flowers on bare wood in February, followed by yellow berries.
Good choices include camellias, clematis armandii, forsythia, flowering currants, the Kilmarnock willow and Daphne mezereum.
The ultra-hardy, deciduous Daphne mezereum is a very good choice and is widely available.
Offering new compact sizes, a range of flower colors, and a glorious parade of display are azaleas, rhododendrons, sweet shrub (Calycanthus), quince, shrubby dogwoods, daphne mezereum (why, oh why is this early flowering neat shrub not used more?
Try daphne mezereum, left, or Christmas box (Sarcococca), above
Daphne mezereum alba is a deciduous shrub which has very fragrant bare wood in February, followed by yellow berries.
Cold comfort: The colourful Daphne mezereum, Chinese witch hazel (Hamamilis molis), and Christmas box (Sarcococca) all add cheer to a winter garden.
Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade) n Colchicum autumnale (autumn crocus, meadow saffron) Conium maculatum (hemlock) n Daphne mezereum (mezereon) Datura stamonium (Jimsonweed) Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) Laburnum Oenanthe crocata (hemlock water dropwort