How may you not love a plant with the identify poet’s laurel? Poet’s laurel has an extended historical past in Greek and Roman tradition representing reward for a victory or nice achievement within the type of a laurel crown. Danae woven-stem wreaths had been additionally bestowed upon revered members of society who, in the event that they then lived off of their previous glories, had been mentioned to be “resting on their laurels.”
The laurel referred to, is Danae racemosa, a traditional pass-along plant in Southeast gardens, though it initially hails from half-way world wide…Iran and into the close by Caucus Mountains. Within the florist commerce, the place it’s extremely prized, it’s sometimes called Italian laurel.
The evergreen Danae racemosa is hardy from Zone 7a and south, and fruits greatest in very open shade to a few hours of morning solar.