Carol Mackie Daphne
Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'
|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.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Gardenia (Gardenia); Camellia (Camellia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Heath (Erica)|
|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.|
|Lore||Daphne was named for a naiad nymph Daphne, faned lover of Apollo in Greek mythology..|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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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.