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DAPHNE tangutica

Masses of very fragrant flowers tinged pink
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DAPHNE tangutica

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£27.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 5 Litre
  • Evergreen
    leathery, dull-green leaves to 7cm (3in) long. Leaves have pointed or notched tips.
  • White
    Tinged pink
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, open to dense shrub. Flowers in terminal clusters of 6-8, to 1cm (½in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • 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.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - all daphnes resent transplanting. Attractive to bees and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, leaf spot, grey mould, viruses.
  • Place of origin
    Tibet, China, Taiwan possibly.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Oblanceolate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Pruning group 5 - Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - humus rich but not dry. Mulch to keep roots cool.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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