DAPHNE burkwoodii 'Astrid'

Commonly known as Variegated daphne

Pale yellow margins turning creamy-white to the blue-green leaves
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Linear to lance-shaped leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, densely-branched shrub. Flowers in terminal clusters of up to 16 flowers 8mm (less than ½in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
    Borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

DAPHNE burkwoodii 'Astrid'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    All daphnes resent transplanting. x burkwoodii has a habit of shedding leaves in dry summers. This does not affect the performance of the plant and new leaves appear in autumn or spring. Attractive to bees and other insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf spot, grey mould, viruses.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus rich but not dry - mulch to keep roots cool.
    Neutral soil preferred
    Or slightly alkaline to slightly acidic
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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