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Shrubby Daphne

Daphne arbuscula

Seidelbast, Daphne arbuscula by Burkhard Mücke (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6-H4

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Shrubby Daphne Overview

Daphne arbuscula is an evergreen shrub species that produces narrow, oblong, shiny leaves and deep pink, highly scented flowers. The 4-petalled flowers are arranged in clusters at shoot tips, these are produced from late spring into early summer.

How to propagate Shrubby Daphne

Cuttings

Propagate from cuttings or layers.

Layering

Seed

Seeds germinate readily but many species fail to fruit.

Special features of Shrubby Daphne

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Shrubby Daphne

Rock garden