The Plant Company

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Telephone:
01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Daphne 'Perfume Princess'

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Photo of Daphne 'Perfume Princess'

£39.99

This is a breeding breakthrough and Perfume Princess™ is now a multi award-winning variety – voted by experts ‘in the trade’. A beautiful Daphne with flowers that are 4 times larger than its contemporaries and a divine scent. Daphne Perfume Princess™ is the result of a hybrid between Daphne odora and Daphne Bhoula, combining the strong growth from one with the delectable fragrance from the other and can produce flowers along the length of the stems The earliest and longest flowering Daphne ever bred. The plants are more robust than most other Daphne varieties, so you can easily cut a stem for a vase where the scent will fill a room. Mainly evergreen, the leaves are lustrous and green, so will add structure and form all through the year. It's perfect for a partially shady border, or a woodland garden. Totally winter hardy.

Type

  • Shrubs

Foliage: Evergreen

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Woodland area
  • Japanese style garden
  • Containers
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Evergreen
  • Winter interest
  • Attractive to bees
  • Scented flowers

Care instructions

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. May need winter protection in colder areas.

Dimensions

Size: Medium

Pot size: 5 litre

Eventual height: 150cm

Eventual spread: 100cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Neutral
  • Alkaline