Viburnum tinus ‘Lucidum’

Viburnum tinus 'Lucidum'

Laurustinus

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Key Information

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

Height: 3m

Spread: 3m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Dramatic foliage, Flowers, Fruit

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Viburnum tinus ‘Lucidum’

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 ‘Lucidum’ is a dense, evergreen shrub with dark and oval, glossy leaves. It's a popular choice for hedging and bears strongly fragrant pinkish-white flowers. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in an open position.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Low maintenance
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers, Provides shelter/habitat, Seeds for birds

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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