Daphne Pink Fragrance ('Blapink') (PBR)


10cm pot £24.99 £19.99 Buy

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: April to October
  • Flower colour: pink-flushed white from pink buds
  • Other features: all parts of the plant including the seed are highly toxic if ingested; contact with the sap may cause skin irritation; the flowers are followed by blackish-purple fruit
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This is a rare beauty, which we got very excited about when we stumbled across it on a buying trip. It is very similar to 'Eternal Fragrance' but this wonderful semi-evergreen woodlander has pink-flushed flowers. These appear on new wood, so will often keep on coming from spring to autumn. Like its namesake, the flowers are highly scented, so plant it near a pathway, patio or entrance if you can.

  • Garden care: Keep pruning to a minimum since the plant is very susceptible to die-back. Where necessary after flowering lightly trim back to remove misplaced branches and maintain a compact habit.

  • CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin irritant

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CrocusDaphnextransatlanticaSpring Pink Eternal Fragrance ('Blapink')

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sadly disappointed

By neat n tidy

from Edinburgh


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Comments about Crocus DaphnextransatlanticaSpring Pink Eternal Fragrance ('Blapink'):

Generally the quality and plant sizes from Crocus have been good. Customer services are excellent.
However this plant has proven a great disappointment.
The pot is only a one litre 5". The plant size was tiny. Less than 2" in height and not even the diameter of half the pot size.
It was purchased as a gift, and has proven to be an embarrassment.Given the cost and the plant size, which on researching other suppliers is not good value. I would not recommend this for others to purchase.

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  • Q:

    I planted a Daphne late September in a partially shaded corner of the garden. The leaves have drooped and are starting to lose colour.

    I have fed using baby bio. Is there anything I can do to save it?


    Asked on 5/4/2013 by anafof from Liverpool

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    • Plant Doctor


      Hi Claire
      I'm sorry to hear about your Daphne. This is a lovely plant but unfortunately some Daphnes have been hit hard this winter and your doesn't sound too healthy. This Daphne does need a sheltered position with a humus-rich soil. I would give it a mulch with a well rotted organic manure, keeping the mulch away from the stem, and see how it goes. This plant is covered by our 1 year guarantee, so if it doesn't recover please do contact our customer service dept.
      Hope this helps.

      Answered on 5/7/2013 by Georgina from Crocus
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