October Daphne Stonecrop
|Description||A classic groundcover with thick, round, blue-green, scalloped foliage edged with a deep pink line. Summer brings bright pink flowers; cooler fall temperatures induce a full flush of pink on the foliage. A perfect choice for the rock garden, between stepping stones or in the crevices of dry walls. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Aeonium (Aeonium); Yarrow (Achillea); Aster (Aster); Echeveria (Echeveria); Tickseed (Coreopsis)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Avoid wet, soggy sites. As groundcover, space plants 12 to 18 in. apart, closer for faster coverage. Control weeds until the plants fill in. Fertilize lightly during growing season. May be divided every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.