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A Welcoming Scent

by Malachy - Horticulturist CountryLife Dungarvan | Feb 08, 2016
Daphne Marianni has a heavenly scent

Walking around the garden centre each day you are often met with wonderful scents. One of the best at the moment is found just outside the door. Daphne Marianni has a heavenly scent that lingers in the air for hours.

The plant has fantastic variegated yellow and green leaves and is covered in purplish pink buds at the moment. The buds will soon open to reveal pale pink flowers that will bloom from January through to March.

Written by Malachy

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Malachy's Bio 
I have been gardening since I was 5 years old when my mother gave me a part of our garden as my own. I have studied horticulture in the National Botanical Gardens in Glasnevin and was a winner in the young horticulturist of the year competition. I have worked in Several plant nurseries and garden centers such as Mount Congreve in Co. Waterford. My special interests are plant propagation and Cacti!

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