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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - May 15th, 2015.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has this new item today

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' (daphne)

Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’ (daphne) £29.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: mo derately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil Rate of growth: s low-growing Flowering period: December to March Hardin ess: borderline hardiness Clusters of small, sweetly scented, pale pink flowers open from purple-pink buds in December among lustrous, lance-sh aped, dark green leaves with yellow margins. The flowers are followed by spheric al, red fruit. This evergreen shrub thrives in a sunny, sheltered position where its handsome, variegated foliage will brighten the winter garden. Try it a t the edge of a mixed border or next to a path where its intoxicating fragrance can be appreciated. Garden care: Keep pruning to a minimum since the plant is susceptible to die-back. Where necessary after flowering, li ghtly trim to remove misplaced branches and maintain a compact habit.