Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ 3L

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  • Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ - © Copyright - Anthony Tesselaar Plants
  • Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ - © Copyright - Anthony Tesselaar Plants
  • Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ - © Copyright - Anthony Tesselaar Plants
  • Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ - © Copyright - Anthony Tesselaar Plants
Price £ 29.99

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ 3L

Perfume Princess™
Price £ 29.99

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ is a unique and enchanting daphne that should be on everyone’s list of ‘must have’ Daphnes. It’s the earliest and longest flowering of all Daphnes, with one of the sweetest fragrances, and is prized for its profusion of large blush pink (softly fading to white) sweet perfumed flowers. This is not just any ordinary Daphne! Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ offers a progression of large blooms along the stem making it a perfect choice to bring cuttings indoors and enjoy the alluringly sweet perfume. It is an excellent performer with upright and slightly spreading attractive evergreen foliage. Positioned in the garden near a window, doorway or path, the sweet scent will add fragrance to your home and garden. Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ flowers from winter to late spring and is perfect for containers and in the garden.

  • Masses of large flowers open blush pink and fade to white 
  • Highly perfumed  -  with soft citrus undertones
  • Long flowering season
  • Intense clusters of blooms that can also bloom down the stems
  • Considerably more adaptable to difficult conditions than many other daphnes and blooming shrubs. It tolerates a broader range of temperatures - both cold and hot - and bounces back quickly from a hard cut-back when needed, and it establishes itself in new surroundings with a minimum of fuss
  • Height 150cm  Spread 100cm
  • EAN code
    5050704455113
  • Brand
    Perfume Princess™
  • Plant Type
    Shrub
  • Flower Colour
    Pink, White
  • Flowering Month
    January, February, March, April
  • Foliage Type
    Evergreen
  • Foliage Colour
    Green
  • Season of Interest
    Spring, Winter
  • Fragrance
    Good
  • Planting Types
    Cut Flowers, Borders and Beds, Containers & Baskets
  • Plant Habit
    Bushy
  • Garden Style
    City & Courtyard Garden, Cottage & Informal Garden, Patio & Container
  • Aspect
    East-facing, South-facing, West-facing
  • Sunlight
    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH
    Alkaline, Neutral
  • Moisture
    Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
  • Height
    150cm
  • Spread cm
    100cm
  • Hardiness (RHS rating)
    H5 -15 to -10ºC. Hardy - cold winter
  • Attractive to Wildlife
    Attractive to Bees
  • Special Attributes
    Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance, Scented Flowers, Some Resistance to Rabbits & Deers
  • Toxicity
    Poisonous, Skin and Eye Irritant
  • Pot Size
    3L (19cm)

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ is a unique and enchanting Daphne that should be on everyone’s list of ‘must have’ Daphnes. It’s the earliest and longest flowering of all Daphnes, with one of the sweetest fragrances, and is prized for its profusion of large blush pink (softly fading to white) sweet perfumed flowers. This is not just any ordinary Daphne! Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ offers a progression of large blooms along the stem making it a perfect choice to bring cuttings indoors and enjoy the alluringly sweet perfume. It is an excellent performer with upright and slightly spreading attractive evergreen foliage. Positioned in the garden near a window, doorway or path, the sweet scent will add fragrance to your home and garden. Daphne 'Perfume Princess' ™ flowers from winter to late spring and is perfect for containers and in the garden.

 

Key Features

  • Masses of large flowers open blush pink and fade to white 
  • Highly perfumed  -  with soft citrus undertones
  • Long flowering season
  • Intense clusters of blooms that can also bloom down the stems
  • Considerably more adaptable to difficult conditions than many other daphnes and blooming shrubs. It tolerates a broader range of temperatures - both cold and hot - and bounces back quickly from a hard cut-back when needed, and it establishes itself in new surroundings with a minimum of fuss

Suggested Uses

  • Pots or gardens
  • Ornamental specimen
  • Floral arrangements

Growth Habit

Upright and slightly spreading growing to 150cm x 100cm

Flowering Attributes

Masses of blush pink/white florets, which are offset by deeper pink buds, are clustered together in large groups of up to 2.5 inches across.  Flowers are up to 4x the size of traditional daphne blooms. These clusters can be repeated up to 10 times along the stems of established plants (2-3 years old).  Flowering Mid winter to Spring but is known to also spot flower in summer as well

 

Fragrance 

Richly fragrant with soft citrus undertones.  Stunning!

Spacing

1.5ft spacing.

Hardiness

RHS Rating H5 (see list here)

Pruning/Pinching

Not required, however can trim to shape as required after flowering has finished in late spring

Light Needs

Unlike most other Daphne, Perfume Princess™ can tolerate full sun

Soil Needs

Performs well in a range of soil types, but prefers slightly acidic soils; avoid very heavy water logged conditions.  When growing in pots, use a pot with a minimum of 18 inches in width and use a good quality potting mix.

Water Needs

Light to moderate, infrequent watering is best

Fertilizer

Slow release fertilizer after flowering.

Disease Tolerance

Good.

Pest Issues

Aphids and scale.

Special Care

Performs best with good drainage, so plant in slightly elevated soil beds if planting in the garden.  If you have heavy clay soils,  adding some compost or bark material to the soil prior to planting will help with the drainage.

 

 

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