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  • daphne
  • Eventual height: 1.2m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Daphne 'White Queen'

daphne

£19.99
Pot size 10.5cm pot
10.5cm pot
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  • 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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