DAPHNE gemmata

Bushy habit and clusters of yellow flowers in late spring to summer followed by red fruits
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DAPHNE gemmata

 
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.
£22.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Deciduous
    leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height
    75cm (30in)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact shrub. Produces flowers in terminal clusters followed by red beries
  • 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)
  • 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 - syn. Wikstroemia gemmata. Wildlife plant - bees
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    China
  • Flower Shape
    Trumpet
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate 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
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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75cm (30in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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