Viburnum tinus 'Spirit', Sir Harold Hillier Garden

Viburnum tinus ‘Spirit’

Viburnum

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Viburnum tinus 'Spirit'
  • Common name: Viburnum
  • Family: Adoxaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

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.

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Viburnum tinus ‘Spirit’ bears clusters of pink buds which open to lightly scented white flowers from November to May, followed by blue-black fruits. It’s a popular choice for hedging. 

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

How to grow Viburnum 'Spirit'

  • Plant size

    2m height

    2m spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Viburnum 'Spirit' and wildlife

Viburnum 'Spirit' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Viburnum 'Spirit' poisonous?

Viburnum 'Spirit' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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