Daphne x transatlantica Pink Fragrance

Daphne x transatlantica ‘Pink Fragrance’

Daphne

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in May

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Daphne x transatlantica 'Pink Fragrance'
  • Common name: Daphne
  • Family: Thymelaeaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Daphne x transatlantica is a hybrid of Daphne caucasica and Daphne sericea. Daphne x transatlantica ‘Pink Fragrance’ is a compact, semi-evergreen shrub producing richly scented, pale-pink blooms. As the flowers are produced on new growth, it’ll keep flowering throughout the growing season, from spring to late autumn.

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Grow Daphne x transatlantica ‘Pink Fragrance’ in full sun with well-drained soil – next to paths and seating areas is ideal, to best enjoy the fragrance. Avoid winter waterlogging and mulch in spring with well-rotted compost or leaf mould.

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Little to no pruning is needed as the shrub has a neat growing habit.

How to grow Daphne 'Pink Fragrance'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    90cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Collect seeds
Collect seeds

Do not Collect seeds in January

Do not Collect seeds in February

Do Collect seeds in March

Do Collect seeds in April

Do Collect seeds in May

Do not Collect seeds in June

Do not Collect seeds in July

Do not Collect seeds in August

Do not Collect seeds in September

Do not Collect seeds in October

Do not Collect seeds in November

Do not Collect seeds in December

Daphne 'Pink Fragrance' and wildlife

Daphne 'Pink Fragrance' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Daphne 'Pink Fragrance' poisonous?

Daphne 'Pink Fragrance' irritates eyes, irritates skin, causes an upset stomach and toxins are absorbed by the skin. Its bark, foliage, fruit, roots, sap, seed capsules and seeds are toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

Toxic to Livestock

Toxic to People

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

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