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Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackey'
Carol Mackey daphne

This plant is quite easy to grow was well as beautiful to look at. From pink buds, it's fragrant white flowers open in the month of May. This daphne requires full sun exposure and does not do well in excessively wet soil, meaning it needs to be in a well drained location. It's size ranges form about 4' tall to about 5' wide. Its dense, twiggy growth requires little pruning. The foliage of this plant consists of alternate arranged, semi- evergreen leaves which are 4 to 5 cm long and 0.5 to 1 cm wide. With blue- green leaf color, the plant is densely covered with its leaves. The pale pink and eventually white flowers grow from pink buds. They bloom between May and June and are very fragrant. This plant produces small red berries as well as fruit in the late summer. Hardiness zones: 6-9

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