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Carol Mackie

Carol Mackie

This FRAGRANT slow growing dwarf Daphne is most noted for its outstanding variegated foliage. This hybrid is a cross between D. cneorum and D. caucasica. To me, it looks most like Daphne caucasica, and has flowers that match that species. The species name, x burkwoodii, honors the brothers Albert and Arthur Burkwood who were English nurserymen and plant hybridists. The dense and full deciduous shrub will typically grow to 2-3 ft tall with a rounded, mounding habit. Features fragrant clusters of pale pink flowers in late spring which are followed by tiny red drupes (1/3" wide) in fall. Oblong, grayish-green leaves (to 2" long) have striking, cream-edged margins, and the foliage often persists well into December.


Type
Shrubs
Genus
Daphne
Species
x burkwoodii
Bloom Time
July
Aug.
Fragrance
Highly Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Deciduous/Evergreen
Deciduous
Ultimate Height
3 Ft
Hardiness Zone
4
5
6
7
8
Growth Habit
Mounding
Water Requirements
Bi Monthly Watering
Regular price $35.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $35.00 USD
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