These delightful slow growing shrubs will succeed in full sun or partial shade, they prefer well drained humus rich soil that has had plenty of organic matter added and well mixed before planting.

Daphne transatlantica Eternal Fragrance is not a tough or hardy shrub but are well worth persevering with for their intoxicating scent that fills the garden, it’s important to choose a warm and sheltered spot and avoid hard pruning. Instead this should be limited to the bare minimum, just a light trim here and there to maintain a nice shape and remove any damaged branches.

This Daphne is a semi evergreen, plants delivered during Winter and Spring may not have many leaves, this is normal and new shoots (and flowers) will follow with warmer weather.