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Daphne x transatlantica

'Blafra'


Eternal Fragrance Daphne




Origin:  D. x transatlantica is a hybrid of D. caucasica (a deciduous female) and D. collina (an evergreen male). The United States Plant Patent was issued December 25, 2007.
Family
Thymelaeaceae
Genus
Daphne
Species
x transatlantica
Cultivar
'Blafra'
Category
Woody
Type
Shrub (evergreen)
Tradmarked Name
Eternal Fragrance™
Patent Number
PP18,361
USDA Hardiness Zone
7b - 8a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
7
RHS Hardiness Zone
H5
Temperature (°C)
-15 - (-9)
Temperature (°F)
5 - 15
Height
90 cm
Spread
90 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
General Description
A small evergreen shrub with white fragrant flowers that bloom continuously until frost.
Landscape
Excellent container plant, or as part of a low hedge or border.
Cultivation
Grow in partial shade in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, should not dry out. May be slow to establish, and should be left undisturbed after planting. Tolerant of pruning.
Shape
Rounded habit.
Growth
Medium
Pests
Aphids, mealy bugs and scale should be watched for, as well as botrytis, leaf spot, canker, twig blight and crown rot.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Flower/Leaf Bud Description
Small, pink flower buds.
Leaf Description
Dark green, narrow leaves to 5 cm in length.
Flower Description
Flowers are white with an orange-yellow eye, emitting a sweet aroma.
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