Daphne × burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie' Thymelaeaceae
Carol Mackie Burkwood Daphne DAF-ne berk-WOOD-e-i
- Semi-evergreen shrub, 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m), erect, compact habit. Leaves are variegated, having
narrow, cream-edged margins. Flowers 13 mm across, white to light pink, in dense 5 cm terminal
- Zone (4) 5 Sun to part shade. Useful in shrub boarders and foundation plantings.
- Daphne × burkwoodii is from a cross between D. cneorum and
D. caucasica. Mrs. Carolyn Brett (formerly Carol Mackie) discovered the "Carol Mackie
mutation" of the hybrid in her New Jersey garden.