Hardy Plants

Daphne arbuscula

Type: Dwarf evergreen shrub
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Color: Flowers deep pink, very fragrant
Exposure: Full sun; West-facing or South-facing
Bloom Month: in late spring and early summer
Height: 4”
Shape: shrubby, prostrate habit
Soil: Moderately fertile, humus rich, Sand, loam
Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Origin: native only to Slovakia
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Propagation: Seeds are rarely produced; cuttings & graftings may be done.
Notes: The species is endangered and protected by law in Slovakia and also by European law

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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