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Daphne 'Spring Herald' (Daphne 'Spring Herald')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Daphne 'Spring Herald'

Other names

Daphne 'Spring Herald'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Herald' _ 'Spring Herald' is an upright, bushy, evergreen shrub bearing leathery, glossy, lance-shaped, dark green leaves and small, rounded clusters of fragrant, white flowers from mid-winter to late spring.


Daphne 'Spring Herald' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Toxicity

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

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Prune minimally since this plant is prone to die-back.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Daphne 'Spring Herald' (Daphne 'Spring Herald') 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. Not reliably hardy in exposed conditions. 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Daphne 'Spring Herald'

Other names

Daphne 'Spring Herald'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Herald' _ 'Spring Herald' is an upright, bushy, evergreen shrub bearing leathery, glossy, lance-shaped, dark green leaves and small, rounded clusters of fragrant, white flowers from mid-winter to late spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Toxicity

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


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Prune minimally since this plant is prone to die-back.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Daphne 'Spring Herald' (Daphne 'Spring Herald') 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. Not reliably hardy in exposed conditions. 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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