Carol Mackie Daphne

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'

Pronunciation: DAF-nay berk-WOOD-ee-eye
SKU #03153
5-8

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Description Small, fragrant, pale pink blossoms cloak this small shrub in spring. The small leaves have a yellow margin that matures to creamy white. Popular and very easy to grow in marginally fertile soils. Ideal for beds, borders and foundation plantings. Semi-evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Spring, often repeating in fall.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
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 Color Pink
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Gardenia (Gardenia); Camellia (Camellia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Heath (Erica)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Daphne was named for a naiad nymph Daphne, faned lover of Apollo in Greek mythology..

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.