Carol Mackie Daphne
Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||DAF-nay berk-WOOD-ee-eye|
|Lore||Daphne was named for a naiad nymph Daphne, faned lover of Apollo in Greek mythology..|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring, often repeating in fall.|
|Design Ideas||Ideally sized shrub for a wide range of applications. Perfectly tailored to foundation beds where floral fragrance is enjoyed at entries and windows. Add to the back of the perennial border for bright accent. Exceptional in small city gardens where just a few plants are allowed and therefore must be the best. Well adapted to the partially sunny conditions at the edge of large old shade tree canopies. An essential in the Southern and Victorian garden.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Gardenia (Gardenia); Camellia (Camellia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Heath (Erica)|
Provide enriched, neutral to slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Mulch to keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8