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Daboecia

Daboecia spp.

Daboecia cantabrica1373917974 by -Merce- (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Daboecia Overview

Small plant genus with 2 evergreen shrubs originating from cliff and healthland environments in Western Europe. Grown for their pretty, urn-shaped flowers which are usually pink, red or white. They also produce alternately arranged foliage and are typically grown for their overall heathery appearance, multiple cultivars exist, with colourful variations including bicolour flowers.

Common problems with Daboecia

How to propagate Daboecia

Cuttings

Seed in spring for species or for cultivators by softwood cuttings, division or layering in summer.

Division

Layering

Seed

Other uses of Daboecia

Grown for their flowers and foliage (the latter all year round). Ground cover.