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DAPHNE bholua 'Garden House Ghost'

Heavily scented white flowers in winter

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£40.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - elliptic to lance-shaped, leathery, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright, rerely spreading shrub. Produces flowers to 2cm (¾in) across in terminal clusters
  • 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 - - all Daphnes resent transplanting
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, grey mould, viruses,
  • Place of origin - easterm Himalayas. Garden origin. Selection from The Garden House, Devon
  • 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 - - richly fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich but not dry. Mulch to keep roots cool
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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