Daphne Eternal Fragrance

Daphne Eternal Fragrance

Item: DAPETE

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Flowering Month:
April, April-May, May, May-June, June, Summer, Autumn
Flower Colour:
White
Hardiness:
To -15 °C
Height After 10 Years:
75-100cm
Scent:
Scented
Interesting Foliage:
No

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Non-stop blooms from April to October. This unusual semi-evergreen Daphne flowers on new growth. With a compact, slow growth habit and heady sweet fragrance, this elegant shrub is perfect for planting in containers close to a doorway, where you will fully appreciate the fragrance as you pass. Tolerant of sun and semi-shade. Height 80 - 90cm in 10 years

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"We ordered these plants for a client with high expectations, and were not disappointed. They were really excellent quality and a very good size for the price, nicely balanced in the pot. This plant is hard to find in larger sizes and other quotes were much more expensive. They arrived promptly, very well packed. They gave me a very good impression of the company and I would not hesitate to order again. Thank you."
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The Basics

Ideal soil

Acidic soil, good organic content, pH 4.5-6.0. Inkarho range of rhododendrons will tolerate soils up to pH7.5

Sun or Shade

Light dappled shade is best for most varieties.

Shelter

Refer to hardiness rating. Give young plants protection.

Site Selection

Avoid close to trees, roots, invasive weeds, walls, hot patios, dry banks and waterlogged soils. Do not use weed matting or stone mulch.

Plant spacing

Use the height shown in 10 years as a guide to the distance between each plant. Allow room for plant to fill out. If planting closer for instant impact, be prepared to move plants after a few years.

Compost

  • 3 litre pot, dig in 10-20 litres of ericaceous compost.
  • 7.5 litre pot, dig in 20-30 litres of ericaceous compost.
  • 70-80cm specimen, dig in 60 litres of ericaceous compost.
  • 100-120cm specimen, dig in 120 litres of ericaceous compost.

Planting depth

Plant high in the ground, with the top of the rootball visible.

Feeding

Slow-release ericaceous feed recommended in March and straight after flowering.

Mulch

Recommended every few years.

Water

The key ingredient! Keep moist all season, especially the critical time at end of June for flower bud initiation. Tap water is better than no water. Heavy dose at least once per week in dry weather.

Drainage

Ensure good drainage in winter, especially with yellow flowering varieties. Avoid waterlogged sites.

Pruning

Rhododendrons and Camellias: Not normally required. Tidy wayward shoots after flowering.

Evergreen azaleas and Bloombux can be clipped into a low hedge.

Magnolias and Acers: Formative pruning when young to shape into a tree or bush.

Deadheading

Remove old flower-heads, particularly on young or weak plants.

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Size Guide

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