The Garden Guide

Danae racemosa - Alexandrian Laurel

{formerly Alexandrian Laurel - see Gertrude Jekyll plant list} See reference by Jekyll in Blue Garden Flowers

Also known as Poet's laurel, Alexandrian Laurel,  Ruscus racemosus, Victory Laurel

Danae racemosa is a shrub-like evergreen perennial. It has glossy, dark green leaves which are sometimes compared to bamboo leaves. It bears greenish-yellow flowers in summer which are followed by orange-red berries in autumn.