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Daphne x transatlantica - 'Blafra' (Daphne)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Light pink Flowers (Spring), Dark green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Daphne x transatlantica:

  • Scented blossom
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant

Weaknesses of Daphne x transatlantica

  • Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Daphne x transatlantica:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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