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Daphne x schlyteri 'Lovisa Maria' (Daphne 'Lovisa Maria')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Daphne x schlyteri 'Lovisa Maria'

Other names

Daphne 'Lovisa Maria'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Lovisa Maria' _ 'Lovisa Maria' is a compact, mound-forming, evergreen shrub with glossy, narrowly elliptic to linear, dark green leaves and, in late spring, clusters of strongly fragrant, dark pink flowers with recurved petals.


Daphne x schlyteri 'Lovisa Maria' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Toxicity

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

Flower

Dark-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1 or 8. Prune minimally.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Layering, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Daphne x schlyteri 'Lovisa Maria' (Daphne 'Lovisa Maria') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained but not dry soil in full sun or partial shade. Mulch in spring to keep roots cool. Does not respond well to transplanting.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Daphne x schlyteri 'Lovisa Maria'

Other names

Daphne 'Lovisa Maria'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Lovisa Maria' _ 'Lovisa Maria' is a compact, mound-forming, evergreen shrub with glossy, narrowly elliptic to linear, dark green leaves and, in late spring, clusters of strongly fragrant, dark pink flowers with recurved petals.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Toxicity

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


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1 or 8. Prune minimally.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Layering, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Daphne x schlyteri 'Lovisa Maria' (Daphne 'Lovisa Maria') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained but not dry soil in full sun or partial shade. Mulch in spring to keep roots cool. Does not respond well to transplanting.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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