Carol Mackie Daphne

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'

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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.
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Botanical PronunciationDAF-nay berk-WOOD-ee-eye
LoreDaphne was named for a naiad nymph Daphne, faned lover of Apollo in Greek mythology..
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring, often repeating in fall.
Design IdeasIdeally 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsGardenia (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

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