Perfume Princess® Daphne

Daphne x 'DapJur01' PP #27,662

The earliest, longest flowering of daphnes with better sun and heat tolerance. The profusion of very large flower clusters with deep pink buds open in progression to blush pink, highly fragrant blooms with soft citrus undertones and age to white. The upright form with gently arching foliage is ideal near a window, entryway, or pathway. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationDAF-nay
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Winter to Spring
Design IdeasThis attractive and versatile evergreen shrub with upright and slightly spreading habit is perfect for foundation planting. Position in the garden near a window, doorway or path, where the sweet scent will add fragrance to home and garden from winter to late spring. If planting space is minimal, feature in a decorative pot for cool-season enjoyment. Consider pairing containers of spring bulbs and summer flowering perennials, placed to the foreground to create a mixed container display for season-long color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Camellia (Camellia)

Provide enriched, neutral to slightly acidic, very well-drained soil; avoid heavy, wet, poorly drained sites. Add compost to improve drainage or plant in raised beds. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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