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DAPHNE x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance'

Rosy-red flowers in bud opening white in large clusters. Extremely fragrant
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £40.00 each 

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - leathery leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Red - rosy red in bud
  • White
  • Height - 70cm (28in)
  • Spread - 70cm (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.
  • 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 - - flowers on new growth so can bloom through to autumn. A good container subject (JI No.3 compost). Can be pruned with care. Makes an informal low hedge. All daphnes resent transplanting.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, grey mould(Botrytis), viruses.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. Robin White, Hampshire.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • 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 - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Tolerates all
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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70cm (28in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  70cm (28in)
 

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