Daphne x eschmannii

Daphne x eschmannii
Daphne x eschmannii

Daphne x eschmannii is a hybrid, Daphne blagayana x daphne cneorum. It was raised in Switzerland’ by Jacob Eschmann.

This is a daphne with very nice pink to purple fragrant flowers. Usually a sprawling habit, tolerant of full sun (except in hot areas) and a prolific spring flowering daphne.


  • Daphne x eschmannii is a rather sprawling hybrid that will eventually need pruning to keep it in shape.
  • Daphne x eschmannii is an excellent for part shade to morning sun.
  • Try a humus rich moist but free draining soil.
  • Water in well with a liquid seaweed fertilizer

Summary Information

  • Botanical Name : Daphne x eschmannii
  • Common Name : Eschmanns Daphne
  • Family Name : Thymelaeaceae
  • USDA Zone : 6 – 8
  • Height : To around 36 inches
  • Spread : To around 36 inches
  • Growth Rate : Medium.
  • Flower colour – Deep Pink.
  • Flowering Time – Winter to Spring depending on the zone
  • Soil : Humus rich, moist and well drained
  • Light : Full to part Light shade.
  • Humidity : Medium
  • Container Growing : Yes
  • Frost Tolerance : Light to medium frosts only
  • Drought Tolerant : No

Where to Buy

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