Winter Daphne plants. Lily-like scented plants. 5 & 10 Litre large plants. In flower bud now!
Daphne odora. Winter Daphne
This is one of our favourite garden plants as it is one of the first scented flowering plants to flower in early Spring. The scent is strong and lily-like and with its evergreen leaves is a perfect garden plant.
When mature it is not detrimental to snip the odd piece off and bring inside to bring the scent inside to fill the house of this magical lily-like scent.
Best planted near the house or on the pathway to the house to enjoy the fragrance of the flowers.
Flowering time: January to March (depending on weather) Pale pink flowers open from purple-pink buds, dark green leaves.
Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil. Resents transplanting.
Rate of growth: slow-growing.
Hardiness: Hardy when planted in the ground and mulched annually. Not hardy if container grown, therefore bring inside / protect.
Eventual Height: 1.5m Eventual Spread: 1.5m in 8-10 years.
Suggested Plant Uses: City / Courtyard Gardens, Cottage / Informal Garden, Flowers Borders and Beds, Low Maintenance, Patio/Container Plants or Wall-side Borders.