Daphne are Delightful

A companion to our article on fragrant Daphne shrub varieties in the 2016 Nov/Dec issue of "The American Gardener" magazine http://ahsgardening.org/gardening-resources/gardening-publications/the-american-gardener/november-december-2016-issue
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Winter Daphne (Daphne odora)

shade -- Winter Daphne (Daphne Odore) is a shade loving plant Grows up to tall Likes partial to full shade Happiest in moist but well drained soil or well drained soil

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'

Buy daphne Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' - Clusters of scented, deep pink flowers in January: Delivery by Waitrose Garden in association with Crocus

Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance'

A profusion of blush pink blossoms in clusters adorn the compact shrub over many months providing long-lasting beauty and fragrance in the garden. A tidy landscape shrub for group plantings or containers. Deciduous below 0 degrees Fahrenheit.

Daphne odora 'Rebecca Hewreb' -- Dobbies Garden Centres

Daphne Odora 'Rebecca' --- RTÉ Guide‏ plant of the week is Daphne Odora 'Rebecca'. This is a great plant for offering year round value in the garden.

Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' -- has a lovely scent; aka "Nepalese paper plant"

Scented flowers of February

Sarah Raven asks three shrub experts to pick their 'best smellers’ for adding a touch of joy to the dreary winter mood.

Daphne x transatlantica 'Summer Ice' -- one of the longest-blooming varieties of the daphnes

Daphne x transatlantica 'Summer Ice' is arguably the longest-blooming of the daphnes. It grows into a large mound of a shrub, with white-trimmed leaves and pale flowers that persist most of the year. Planted 2015 near potting shed.

Daphne × transatlantica ‘Jim's Pride’

Jim's Pride Daphne ~ This round semi-evergreen deciduous shrub has very fragrant white flowers. It blooms n the spring and sporadically in the summer and fall.

Variegated foliage of daphne hybrid (Daphne x burkwoodii 'Briggs Moonlight')

Variegated Daphne Daphne burkwoodii 'Briggs Moonlight' from Van Essen Nursery

Daphne X rollsdorfii  'Wilhelm Schacht'

Wilhelm Schact Daphne is a low growing evergreen shrub. Reblooming in spring and summer, highly fragrant.

Daphne x medfordensis 'Lawrence Crocker'

Daphne x medfordensis LawrenceCrocker Oh look another beautiful Daphne for me to kill.

Blossoms of lilac daphnes (Daphne genkwa 'Hackenberry Group') -- Phoenix Perennials' image from March 2015 E-Newsletter

Blossoms of lilac daphnes (Daphne genkwa 'Hackenberry Group') -- Phoenix Perennials' image from March 2015 E-Newsletter