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Daphne

Magnolia acuminata
Daphne magnolia blossom
Daphne has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Daphne is one of the best of the yellow-flowered Magnolias.

It has a longer than average flowering period. The flowers appear slightly ahead of the leaves but the leaves eventually catch up.

Daphne magnolia trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £67.50
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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History

Daphne was developed from Miss Honeybee crossed with Gold Crown at the Wespelaar Arboretum in Belgium in the 1990s.

Daphne characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 2012
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourYellow
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves and Flowers appear together
  • Country of originBelgium
  • Annual cycleDeciduous