DAPHNE 'Perfume Princess'

Large clusters of very fragrant white flowers with a hint of pink at the centre
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Elliptic to lance-shaped, leathery, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
    Tinged pink at centre
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1m (39in))
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, slightly spreading shrub. Produces pink-white florets in clusters to 6cm (2½in), across along the stem in older plants, from dark pink buds
  • 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

DAPHNE 'Perfume Princess'

 
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
Large £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Extra large £50.00  
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    An odora and bholua cross. Early and long-flowering. Australia Nursery and Garden Industry award Plant of the Year 2016.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf spot, grey mould(Botrytis), viruses
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Mark Jury. New Zealand
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (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
    Very fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
    Neutral to acid soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in))
 

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