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Semi-evergreenKeeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.Leathery leaves to 5cm (2in) long
Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Pink, fading gradually to white
Dwarf shrubTypically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.Slow-growing, compact shrub
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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)
DAPHNE x transatlantica 'Pink Fragrance'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowFlowers 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 & DiseasesAphids, leaf spot, grey mould(Botrytis), virusesPlace of originGarden origin. UK. Bred by Robin White, Hampshire
Garden Location/ConditionsBorderSuitable for a shrub borderPatio / pot plantsSuitable for small gardens
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Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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 1Pruning group 5Suitable 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 PlantsScented flowersStrongly fragrant
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-richTolerates all