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DAPHNE x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance'
Rosy-red flowers in bud opening white in large clusters. Extremely fragrant
Good to know - flowers on new growth so can bloom through to autumn. A good container subject (JI No.3 compost). Can be pruned with care, can be used as an informal hedge. All daphnes resent transplanting.
Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, grey mould(Botrytis), viruses.
Place of Origin - garden origin. UK. Robin White, Hampshire.
Height - 60-70cm (24-28in)
Spread - 60-70cm (24-28in)
Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - slow-growing, compact shrub.
Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
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)
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
Neutral soil preferred
Neutral to acid soil
Neutral to alkaline soil
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.
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Daphne - Care Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5