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Wilhelm Schact Daphne
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Wilhelm Schact Daphne

Trade Gallon (3qt)
Item # 31817
Buy 3+ at $42.95 ea
Buy 6+ at $39.95 ea
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Powerfully Fragrant!

A compact Rock Daphne
Every garden deserves Rock Daphne, and Wilhelm Schacht is such a generously reblooming cultivar that if only one variety could be selected, it would have to be this rich purple-pink beauty. Ultra-fragrant and quite easy to grow, it is a shrub to treasure.

First in spring and then again in early summer, masses of magenta-pink to plum-purple blooms appear in great clusters above small, rounded, glossy green leaves. Wonderfully fragrant, they fill the garden with a rich scent you will anticipate with delight each year.

Plant Wilhelm Schacht near benches and paths in the garden, and beneath windows -- anywhere you know you will be at close range with that incredible fragrance!

Petite yet very full and well-branched, this evergreen shrub is tidy and symmetrical, needing no pruning. And that's a good thing, because it flowers first on old wood (spring) and then again on new growth (summer), so if you do have to trim it, prepare to sacrifice a season of flowers. The foliage stays fresh and green throughout winter, adding to Wilhelm Schacht's appeal.

This shrub reaches only 18 to 24 inches high and wide, yet it has a much larger garden presence than its size would indicate! Vigorous and mounding, it is a happy cross of D. collina x D. petraea. Give it full sunshine and very rich, well-drained soil for best flowering. Highly recommended. Zones 6-9.

Genus Daphne
Species x rollsdorfii
Variety 'Wilhelm Schacht'
Item Form Trade Gallon (3qt)
Zone 6 - 9
Bloom Season Early Spring - Early Summer
Habit Compact
Plant Height 18 in - 24 in
Plant Width 18 in
Additional Characteristics Repeat Bloomer, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Evergreen, Flower, Fragrance, Free Bloomer
Bloom Color Dark Pink, Magenta
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Deer Resistance, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Containers, Foliage Interest, Specimen
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands