Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian'

Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian'

Viburnum

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Fruits
Fruits
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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian'
  • Common name: Viburnum
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 3m

Spread: 3m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Autumn colour, Scented flowers

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Viburnums are grown for ornamental flowers, autumn colour and clusters of bright berries, varying in colour from blue, red or black. Growing several in the same area will encourage a good display of berries.

Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian' bears clusters of fragrant, starry, white flowers, followed by metallic blue berries. It's a popular choice for hedging and bears strongly fragrant pinkish-white flowers. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Grow Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian' in moist but well-drained soil in an open position. To propagate, take cuttings in summer.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade, Full shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Take cuttings
Take cuttings
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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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