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DAPHNE 'Perfume Princess'
Large clusters of very fragrant white flowers with a hint of pink at the centre
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)
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
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Daphne - Care Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5