Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'

15% off selected winter interest
5 litre pot £34.99 £29.74
in stock - arrives before Christmas
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Buy Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' daphne: Deliciously fragrant flowers

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: December to March
  • Hardiness: borderline hardiness

    Clusters of small, sweetly scented, pale pink flowers open from purple-pink buds in December among lustrous, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with yellow margins. The flowers are followed by spherical, red fruit. This evergreen shrub thrives in a sunny, sheltered position where its handsome, variegated foliage will brighten the winter garden. Try it at the edge of a mixed border or next to a path where its intoxicating fragrance can be appreciated. This plant will be approx 35-40cm tall.

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

  • CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin & eye irritant
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I would recommend this product


This is a lovely shrub to site in a position that will enable the gorgeous fragrant flowers to be enjoyed in late winter/early spring.




Too small for the price


I bought this 5L pot plant in the hope that it would be good size and i could smell a few flowers this season. I even bought a lovely big container to plant it. The plant I received is quite small. It is of size of something that would have come in a 1.5L pot. Since Daphnes are slow growing, it would take a few years before it would reach any noticeable size. Sadly i have planted it in a small pot for now.


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I bought this plant two years ago. It is planted in a sunny south facing border in fertile clay soil which is alkaline. Since I bought it it seems to have gone from golden edged to gold leaves that are looking increasingly sparse and bare at the bottom. Where am I going wrong please?


Hello, These plants do tend to have quite lanky stems that do become quite bare at the base, but if it is not putting on lots of new growth at the tips to replace the older foliage that it is losing, then it does indicate that something is not quite right. These plants will tolerate slightly alkaline conditions, but they prefer more neutral conditions, so it may be worth checking your soild pH. Also, if it is growing in a really sunny spot, then it will need more water than it would normally.


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