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How do I care for my Daphne mezereum 'Rubra'?
Posted by Dobies Staff on 04 December 2014 01:02 PM

The Daphne mezereum Rubra is a cottage garden favourite which explodes into bloom in late winter, its bare branches becomming smothered in clusters of fragrant, pinkesh-purple flowers. Perfect for a shrub border or woodland garden, ideally in partial shade.

A well drained soil that does not dry out is required. Apply a mulch in spring to retain moisture and keep the roots cool. No pruning is required other than removing crossing branches.


Flowers February - March
Height 1.5m

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