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Daphne Odora Bush – Best Plants In New Zealand!

Growing colourful shrubs such as a Daphne odora bush in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have both the largest variety of Daphne plants, and the right one for your space. These have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy a Daphne odora bush, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Daphne Plant Questions

1. Why is Daphne so expensive?

Daphne is expensive for a number of reasons:

The cost of Daphne plants can also vary depending on the variety and size of the plant. Some varieties of Daphne are more difficult to grow than others, and larger plants will naturally be more expensive.

2. What is the most fragrant Daphne NZ?

The most fragrant Daphne in New Zealand is Daphne bholua. It is a native of the Himalayas and is known for its strong, sweet fragrance. The flowers are white or pale pink and bloom in late winter to early spring. It is a relatively easy plant to care for and can be grown in a variety of climates.

Other fragrant Daphne varieties that are popular in New Zealand include:

3. Where is the best place to plant Daphne?

The best place to plant Daphne is in a well-drained spot with rich soil. They can tolerate a variety of climates, but they prefer full sun or partial shade position that is sheltered from wind.

4. What is the lifespan of a Daphne plant?

The lifespan of a Daphne can vary depending on the variety, the climate, and the growing conditions. However, most Daphne plants have a lifespan of 5-10 years. Some varieties, such as Daphne bholua, can live for up to 20 years.

Daphne plants are known for being somewhat finicky, and many die suddenly or only live for a few years. However, there are a few things you can do to help your Daphne plant live a long and healthy life:

5. Does daphne grow fast?

Unfortunately, daphne is not a fast-growing shrub. In fact, it's known for being quite slow-growing, taking 7-10 years on average to reach its mature size. This can vary depending on the specific variety of daphne and the growing conditions, but it's safe to say that patience is key when it comes to these beautiful shrubs.

6. Is daphne poisonous to dogs?

Yes, daphne is poisonous to dogs. All parts of the plant, including the leaves, berries, and bark, contain toxins that can be harmful if ingested. These toxins, called daphnin and mezerein, can cause a variety of symptoms in dogs, including:

7. Can daphne tolerate full sun?

Whether a daphne can tolerate full sun depends on the specific variety and the climate it's growing in. Most daphne varieties prefer partial shade or dappled sunlight. This protects them from harsh midday sun, especially in hot climates, which can scorch their leaves and flowers.

Some daphne varieties, however, can tolerate full sun in cooler climates. These include:

8. What does daphne flower smell like?

Describing the scent of a daphne flower isn't as simple as saying "it smells like roses." The fragrance of these delicate blooms is complex and layered, with different varieties offering unique olfactory experiences. However, here are some common descriptors that might give you a better idea:

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