Viburnum tinus

Viburnum tinus

Viburnum

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Flowers
Flowers
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Fruits
Fruits
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Key Information

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

Height: 3m

Spread: 3m

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

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Viburnum tinus is a dense, evergreen shrub with dark and oval, glossy leaves, which contrast beautifully with fragrant pinkish-white flowers, followed by dark black fruit. It's a popular choice for hedging but may also be grown as a specimen shrub in a mixed border.

Grow Viburnum tinus in moist but well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost and cut back plants to retain their shape in early summer.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Full shade
  • Aspect: 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
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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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