The Daphne arbuscula should be used for rock gardens, Growing they develop a round-shape shrub. This plant in the spring assumes a pink colouring; it is small in size and can reach 15 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter.
Temperatures Daphne arbuscula
For a balanced development of the The Daphne arbuscula , let's choose a partially shaded place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. The Daphne arbuscula is a plant which can be grown in the garden year round.Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.
Irrigation Daphne arbuscula
Let’s water these plants only when the substratum is clearly dry using 2-3 glasses of water ; during this period of the year we should intervene every 1-2 weeks , or even less if the weather is rainy. Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.
Adversity Daphne arbuscula
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Substrate Daphne arbuscula
Grow these perennial plants in a very well drained substratum.
Cultivate Daphne arbuscula
These plants give off a pleasant scent; they can be grown in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.