Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie' (Carol Mackie Daphne)
Botanical Name:Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie' Common Name:
Carol Mackie Daphne
Pink buds fade to light pink flowers. Very fragrant.
Creamy yellow edge on a green leaf. Semi-evergreen.
Mounded and broad spreading.
3 feet tall, growing wider than tall.
Full sun to part shade.
None - Hybrid
A well drained location that doesn't dry out is necessary. Daphne can be very temperamental but are worth the effort.
Description: This is a form of Daphne x burkwoodii which in itself is a cross between Daphne cneorum and Daphne caucasica. This is a shrub that gets to approximately 3 feet high and wide and has fragrant pink flowers in the spring. However, the feature that sets it apart is the creamy yellow leaf margins which make an interesting plant throughout the summer in a small shrub border.