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Botanical name: Daphne odora 'Alba'
Family: Thymelaceae
Plant type:Small evergreen shrub
Planting time: All year
Size:100cm tall x 90cm wide
Depth and Spacing: 90cm apart
Aspect:Full sun to light shade (ideally with protection from excessive rain).
Soil: Well drained. The ideal pH is 4.5-5.5.
Climatic Tolerances: For cool to temperate climates only. Does better with protection from very heavy frosts.
Fertilising: Plant in a rich soil and give a handful of general purpose fertiliser each Spring.
Flowering time:Early Spring.
Pruning required:By cutting the flowers occasionally you'll be doing all the pruning that's necessary.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM
Keywords: Daphne, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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