Rock Daphne (Daphne cneorum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Daphne cneorum Accepted
Daphne julia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Other
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 10-12 inches
Plant Spread: 2-3'
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Layering
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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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 12, 2012 2:37 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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