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Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' (Nepalese paper plant 'Jacqueline Postill')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'

Other names

Nepalese paper plant 'Jacqueline Postill'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Jacqueline Postill' _ 'Jacqueline Postill' is a semi-evergreen, medium-sized shrub with leathery, glossy leaves, and highly fragrant purple-pink and white flowers in late winter, followed by black berries.


Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are highly fragrant

Habit

Erect

Toxicity

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

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purplish-pink, White in Winter

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' (Nepalese paper plant 'Jacqueline Postill') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shelter. Does not respond well to transplanting.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'

Other names

Nepalese paper plant 'Jacqueline Postill'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Jacqueline Postill' _ 'Jacqueline Postill' is a semi-evergreen, medium-sized shrub with leathery, glossy leaves, and highly fragrant purple-pink and white flowers in late winter, followed by black berries.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are highly fragrant

Habit

Erect

Toxicity

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

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purplish-pink, White in Winter

Foliage

Green in All seasons

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' (Nepalese paper plant 'Jacqueline Postill') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shelter. Does not respond well to transplanting.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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Yellow mottling on Daphne bholua Jaqueline Postill

My daphne, which was doing really well till about mid Summer, suddenly developed yellow mottling on it's leaves. I planted it last Autumn. Any ideas what this might be - could it have got too dry?… read more

Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’

several leaves on my Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’ have turned bright yellow. It's fed and watered. Any suggestions? read more

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