Daphne Albowiana

 

Compact evergreen shrub has relatively large, glossy green leaves form a neat dome, while slender-petalled greenish yellow flowers add colour and scent in spring. Later maroon-red berries will add another splash of colour. Perfect in a woodland setting. Height 100cm, Spread 100cm.

 

Well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.