Viburnum

Viburnum × carlcephalum

Viburnum - Viburnum × carlcephalum

Common Name: Viburnum
Genus: Viburnum
Species: × carlcephalum

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Has colourful autumn foliage
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

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

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Green, RedFlowering Period: May

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

Domed clusters of fragrant white flowers opening from pink buds in May and broadly heart-shaped dark green leaves turning red in autumn. This deciduous spring-flowering viburnum is perfect for partly shady areas of the garden. To fully appreciate the splendid scent chose a site close to an entrance or path.

  • Other features: red fruits in autumn which can cause a mild stomach ache if ingested
  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Where necessary remove any misplaced or diseased branches in mid-summer after flowering

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