DAPHNE bholua 'Mary Rose'

Deep purple-pink, darker in bud. Comparatively large flowers and highly scented
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    leathery, dark green leaves to 11cm (4½in) long
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height
    2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright, rarely spreading, habit. Flowers in axillary and terminal clusters. Terminal clusters of 7-15 to 2cm (¾in) 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)
    Borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

DAPHNE bholua 'Mary Rose'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£60.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    All daphnes resent transplanting
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf spot, grey mould, viruses
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • 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
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich. Mulch to keep roots cool
    Neutral to acid soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
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2-4m (6½-13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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