|D. neapolitana is a smaller growing variety, more open and spreading, perhaps easier to grow. In general, beautiful, small shrub displays wonderful flowers in mid-spring and sporadically through summer. Fragrant clusters of small, tubular white flowers the emerge in mid spring and continue sporadically through summer. Attractive, narrow gray-green leaves to 2 inches long carry a striking golden margin. Useful in shrub borders along wood's edge or as a foundation planting.