Delavay Osmanthus (Osmanthus delavayi)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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April Plants for Honey BeesApril Plants for Honey Bees
April 3, 2012

April is here and beekeepers will be kept busy trying to keep up with their bees' need for extra room to store the bounty collected from the blossoms they visited. April also marks the start of swarm season, so beekeepers will be keeping an eye out for swarms to catch; or they'll be trying to keep them from swarming by making splits.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Mar 23, 2012 3:16 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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