Daphne – can you recommend a small variety?

1. I’ve been looking for a variety of daphne that will either stay quite small (maybe 24″ tall, maybe 12″ wide) or that is easily shaped. If possible, I’d rather start with younger plants that’s not much taller than 12″.…

Purple Flowering Bush

Hi: We moved into this property a year ago (Zone 3b or 4 I think) and I noticed a small bush at the base of a larger bush of a different kind. This one flowered very early spring and has…

Roses – spring clean up

When can I uncover the roses from the top cover of hay and bags around them and add my compost around them for a better growth? And also my daphne bush?…

Daphne: no flowers; when to prune

I am wondering when to trim a Daphne shrub.  Up to 2-3 years ago, I have always had flowers in the Spring, before the leaves.  The shrub is getting quite big and needs a trim.  When should I do it,…

Pruning Daphne

I have a deciduous daphne that is 5 years old, or older; it blooms in the spring, before the leaves open. It is lovely, but is getting too big. Can I prune it? If so, how much and when?  …

Carol Mackie daphne

I live in New Lowell Ontario I have a beautiful mature daphne in front of my living room window but I think it is too big for that spot. It has morning sun and afternoon house shade. I would like…