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Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' (daphne)

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£17.99 Pot size: 1 litre

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'

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Product Description

Clusters of small, sweetly scented, deep pink buds open in January and February and are followed by rounded, purple-black berries. This choice deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub thrives in a sunny, sheltered position. This plant is very hard to propagate and slow growing, but well worth the patience and investment

Additional Information

Plant type Shrubs
Flower colour Purple, Pink, White
Flowering season Winter
Special features Attractive to bees, Berries, Evergreen, Scented flowers
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil type Sandy, Clay, Normal
Plant aspect South, West
Size Medium
Eventual height 150cm
Eventual spread 100cm
Pot size 1 litre
Hardiness Half hardy
Suggested uses Beds and borders, Specimen, Containers, Cottage style garden
Foliage Evergreen
Vigour Slow growing
Award of Garden Merit Yes
Care instructions All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin. Slow growing so keep pruning to a minimum . Where necessary prune after flowering, lightly trim back to remove misplaced branches and maintain a compact habit. May suffer from die-back. Plant in spring in sheltered position, in fertile,well-drained soil. May need protection in winter in colder spots.