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botanical name:
Daphne bholua 'Peter Smithers'
Daphne bholua 'Peter Smithers' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Similar to D. bholua 'Jaqueline Postill' but with pinker flowers. Very attractive winter flowering shrub and intensely fragrant.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, humus rich, moist soil, which is neither very acid nor alkaline, in full sun or part shade. Dislikes dry soil. Resents root disturbance once established. Best in a sheltered position.

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