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Daphne odora 'Walberton' (Daphne 'Walberton')

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skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.

Botanical name: Daphne odora 'Walberton'

Other names: Daphne 'Walberton', Fragrant daphne 'Walberton', Winter daphne 'Walberton'

Genus: Daphne

Variety or Cultivar: 'Walberton' _ 'Walberton' is a rounded, evergreen shrub with leathery, glossy, deep green leaves with creamy-yellow margins. Fragrant clusters of tubular pink-purple flowers bloom in early spring.

Daphne odora 'Walberton' is: Evergreen

Flower: Purple, Pink in Spring

Foliage: Yellow, Variegated, Dark-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.

Habit: Compact, Rounded

Toxicity: All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.

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Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Daphne odora 'Walberton' (Daphne 'Walberton') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Planted in groups, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade with shelter from winds. Does not like being transplanted.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)

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