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  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 1.2m

Daphne odora 'Sweet Amethyst'


10.5cm pot £24.99
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    Pointed purple-pink buds form at the tips of the stems of this evergreen shrub in spring, opening to soft pink tubular flowers, which emit a deliciously sweet perfume. Tolerant of partial shade, it is ideal for a woodland setting with drifts of spring flowering bulbs at its feet.

    Garden care: Keep pruning to a minimum since the plant is susceptible to die-back. Where necessary after flowering, lightly trim to remove misplaced branches and maintain a compact habit.
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin irritant