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botanical name:
Daphne x susannae 'Tichborne'
Daphne x susannae 'Tichborne' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: purple
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Dwarf evergreen of compact dome-shaped habit. Small glossy dark green leaves. Very fragrant pinkish purple flowers in mid spring, slightly larger than other similar cultivars.

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

other notes:
Hybrid derived from D. collina x D. arbuscula, a back-cross of D. x susannae ' Cheriton'

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