DAPHNE 'Spring Beauty'

Flowers tinged pink. Glorious scent
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly elliptic to inversely lance-shaped, leathery, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
    Tinged pink
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces terminal clusters of 7-15 flowers to 1cm (½in) across
  • 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

DAPHNE 'Spring Beauty'

 
Large £40.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    D. sureil x D. bholua. All daphnes resent transplanting.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf spot, grey mould (Botrytis), viruses
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Bred by Robin White, Hampshire, UK
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    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
    Richly fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    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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2m (6½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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