Laurustinus

Viburnum tinus 'Eve Price'

Laurustinus - Viburnum tinus  'Eve Price'

Common Name: Laurustinus
Genus: Viburnum
Species: tinus
Cultivar: 'Eve Price'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Provides winter colour, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit, Long flowering period
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit, RHS Perfect for Pollinators

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: January to April

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Flattened heads of pinkish-white flowers opening from carmine-pink buds from December to April followed by dark blue-black fruit. This popular form of laurustinus is denser and more compact than the species. Thriving in sun or shade the shiny dark green foliage provides an excellent evergreen backdrop for ornamental and feature plants.

Other Features: The fruits can cause a mild stomach-ache if ingested.

Garden Care: Remove any over-vigorous shoots that threaten the shape of established specimens in early summer, cutting them well back to within the plant's outline.


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