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DAPHNE bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'



Large and showy intensely fragrant purplish pink flowers
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Available late spring to early summer 2019
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2 Litre

  • Bee friendly
  • Good to know - all daphnes resent transplanting.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, grey mould, viruses.
  • Place of Origin - eastern Himalayas. Garden origin. 1982. Seedling of Gurkha. Raised by Alan Postill, propagator at Hilliers.
  • Scented flowers - intensely fragrant.
  • Height - 2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Evergreen - elliptic to lance-shaped, leathery, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Tall Shrub - upright, rarely spreading habit. Flowers in terminal clusters of 7-15, larger than other varieties, to 2cm (¾in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Fertile well drained soil - humus rich but not dry - mulch to keep roots cool.
  • Neutral soil preferred - or slightly alkaline to slightly acidic
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant - These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
  • Flower Colour - Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purplish pink
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2-4m (6½-13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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