• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Flowering Shrub
    Blooms:
    Heaviest in spring; repeating lightly from summer to fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:DAF-nay tranz-at-LAN-tih-kuh
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact, Rounded
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Heaviest in spring; repeating lightly from summer to fall.
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide organically rich, moist, very well-drained soil. Prefers a permanent location; transplant gently. Shelter from harsh summer sun. Mulch to keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish root system. Fertilize in early spring. For a formal appearance, prune after flowering.Pruning time: fall.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Daphne x transatlantica is of D. caucasiac x D. collina parentage.

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