Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum Dart's Red Robin

Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Dart's Red Robin'

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Dart's Red Robin'
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 1.8m

Spread: 2m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Autumn colour, Flowers

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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Dart's Red Robin'

Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Dart's Red Robin' is a spreading, tiered shrub that has large white lacecap flowers in spring and early summer. These are followed by abundant red berries and colourful foliage in autumn. It makes a good specimen shrub in a mixed border and also works well in Japanese garden schemes.

Grow Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Dart's Red Robin' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost, and remove vertical shoots to retain the shape of the shrub, after flowering.

Position

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

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Seeds for birds

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Irritates skin, Irritates eyes, Purgative if ingested

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