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DAPHNE bholua 'Spring Herald'

Pure white flowers on this early flowering and highly scented shrub
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£25.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.
Large £40.00 

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy, upright habit. Produces clusters of flowers to 1cm (½in) across in terminal clusters of 8-15
  • 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)
  • 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 - - D. bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' x D. acutiloba 'Fragrant Cloud'. All daphnes resent transplanting
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, grey mould (Botrytis), viruses
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. Robin White
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - Winter -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich and not dry. Mulch to keep roots cool
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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