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February

Daphne bholua

What a year it’s been for this plant! covered from top to bottom in clusters of sweet smelling flowers, the scent of which pervades throughout the garden. An evergreen native of the Himalayas, it is totally hardy, the variety ‘Gurkha’ being the hardiest of the form, but ‘Jacqueline Postill’ still being a joy to behold. A truly underrated plant.

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About Sam Youd

Sam started gardening at the age of 8. As a teenager at school he worked part time at a local market garden.  In 1962 he started as an apprentice gardener with Liverpool Parks Department working in all departments, including specialist sections of t... read more