Daphne 'White Queen'

13cm pot £19.99
available to order from spring 2020
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Daphne 'White Queen' daphne: The spring flowers have a heady scent

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    This relatively new hybrid (Daphne acutiloba x Daphne sureil) is a beauty. It's mainly evergreen leaves form a handsome shrub, which in spring, is laden with lots of pure white waxy-looking flowers that form in loosely clustered heads. These have a strong and deliciously sweet perfume, so try to plant it near a path or doorway, so you get a good whiff each time you pass. This gorgeous new daphne is a great choice for a sheltered garden or woodland edge and is bound to be a best-seller in no time at all.

    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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Eventual height & spread

I am hopeful

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Planted 15 months ago, has grown in height, no sign of any flowers (bought for fragrance) has survived the snow so hoping that it will take off this year.

rosebud

Central London

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