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Family: Caprifoliaceae
Plant type: Deciduous shrub.
Plant size: 2-3m x 2-3m. Actual size will vary with variety (see notes below).
Depth & spacing: Plant with the base of the plant at soil level & 2-3m apart.
Watering: These plants should be kept reasonably moist over Summer, especially in soils which are not moisture retentive.
Frost tolerances: Frost hardy.
Flowering time: Spring.
Preferred soil: Rich & moist.
Preferred aspect: Full sun to light shade. The bushes tend to flower more in full sun & stay more dense in foliage.
Ideal climates: Cool to temperate.
Pruning: Pruning is not required but you can prune these shrubs to a shape & size that suits you.
Fertilising: Feed in late Winter annually with a general purpose fertiliser.
Uses & comments: These are wonderful & elegant shrubs.
Variety Details:

  • V.plicatum 'Tomentosa' 3 x3m.
  • V.burkwoodi 2.5x2.5m.
  • V.opulus 'Sterile' 4x4m.
  • V.x Juddii 2x2m
  • V. plicatum 'Pink Beauty' 3x3m

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:44 AM
Keywords: Viburnums, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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