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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 (3ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright, slighly spreading shrub. Produces pink-white florets in clusters to 6cm (2½in), across along the stem in older plants, from dark pink buds
  • 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 - 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
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers - very fragrant
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (3ft)
 

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