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Daphne genkwa
at Digging Dog

(Hackenberry Group)

Daphne

Daphne genkwa full sun  partial shade  new plant

A striking deciduous selection made at the Beijing Botanic Garden by Don Hackenberry, this deer-resistant gem celebrates a lilac-like bounty of delicate tubular-shaped lavender pink blossoms on unique, long leafless sable gray stems. Every node of the wiry upright vigorous growth sprouts a breathtaking flower followed by handsome greenery with silken-haired undersides. Good drainage, acidic nutrient-rich soil and a little shelter from late frost ensures Daphne genkwa’s singular beauty, while a permanent residence guarantees its survival.

Blooms April–early June

Size: 3' 0" high x 3' 0" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Daphne genkwa (S-0804)
Each $9.25
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