Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'

Carol Mackie Daphne

Categories: Shrubs

Carol Mackie' is most noted for its outstanding variegated foliage. It is a dense, slow-growing, deciduous shrub which typically grows 2-3' tall with a rounded, mounding habit.


More About Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'

  • one of the showiest, small garden plant
  • very fragrant when in bloom

 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.


Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

2-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Small / Miniature
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Specimen
  • Cottage Garden
  • Fragrant
  • Mass Plant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil
  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Light Pink

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Clumping