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Daphne x burkwoodii 'Somerset Variegated' (Burkwood daphne 'Somerset Variegated')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Somerset Variegated'

Other names

Burkwood daphne 'Somerset Variegated'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Somerset Variegated' _ 'Somerset Variegated' is a small, upright, semi-evergreen shrub with small, cream-edged, mid-green leaves and clusters of small, fragrant, pale pink flowers in spring.


Daphne x burkwoodii 'Somerset Variegated' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Compact, Dense, Upright

Toxicity

All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Variegated, Mid-green, Cream in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

May be subject to a virus.

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Somerset Variegated' (Burkwood daphne 'Somerset Variegated') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shelter. Does not respond well to transplanting.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Somerset Variegated'

Other names

Burkwood daphne 'Somerset Variegated'

Genus

Daphne Daphne

Variety or Cultivar

'Somerset Variegated' _ 'Somerset Variegated' is a small, upright, semi-evergreen shrub with small, cream-edged, mid-green leaves and clusters of small, fragrant, pale pink flowers in spring.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Compact, Dense, Upright

Toxicity

All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may irritate skin.


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Variegated, Mid-green, Cream in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

May be subject to a virus.

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Daphne x burkwoodii 'Somerset Variegated' (Burkwood daphne 'Somerset Variegated') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shelter. Does not respond well to transplanting.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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