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Daphne mezereum - 'Alba' (Daphne)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Winter), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Daphne mezereum:

  • Scented blossom
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Suitable for planting in full shade
  • Produces winter flowers

Weaknesses of Daphne mezereum

  • Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Daphne mezereum:

  • Provides scented winter blossom

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View other shrubs with white flowers, or shrubs with medium green foliage

Common Missspellings: Dafne, Daphnee, Dafnee

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