Can I move my standard daphne into a large pot?

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I have googled if I can safely move my established standard daphne into a large pot and it doesn't sound promising. Has anyone any experience with this? I have been in a quandary about what to put into this particular pot. I have taken out the French Lace Hydrangea and all do a sudden my lovely standard daphne is beckoning.;)
 
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I had wanted to give an advice but I have to see the plant. Yesterday, we had the welcome plant broken in 2, i.e. breaking apart the stems so there will be 2 plants. Growing them in the pot is the standard since they are supposed to be placed by the doorway - the reason why it is called welcome plant. And it brings good luck to the house so the Chinese say.
 
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If you have Daphne doing well in the ground, do not disturb it. many Daphne are notoriously temperamental, so a healthy one should be treasured and not stressed unnecessarily. As a general rule, I don't recommend transplanting or re-potting woody plants that are already established; though some types, mostly deciduous, do transplant reasonably well when dormant.
Of course, if you need to remove a plant from a particular spot, then by all means, do try to save it by transplanting, but otherwise,
its wiser to to just buy or grow another plant for the second location.

I believe Chinese Welcome Plant is usually another name for the ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia).
 

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