Viburnum x burkwoodii - Burkwood Viburnum
Viburnum x burkwoodii is a hybrid of Viburnum utile and Viburnum carlesii pollinated by Burkwood Nursery in Skipworth, England in 1924. The Viburnum x burkwoodii is a semi-evergreen shrub, with large dark glossy green ovate leaves on stiff stems.
The shrub is small in size, with an open spreading habit that will reach a maximum 3.0m in height. Making them a brilliant shrub for those smaller gardens looking for an evergreen specimen.
The Viburnum x burkwoodii offers domed clusters of intoxicatingly fragrant white flowers that bloom in April and May. Following the fragrant white blossom are the red berries, that create a lovely colour contrast with the dark glossy leaves.
FACT: The Viburnum family includes more than 150 species and cultivars.
FACT: FACT: The viburnum berries can be poisonous.
Name: Viburnum x burkwoodii
Common Name: Burkwood Viburnum
Demands: Sheltered or exposed, all aspects, full to partial sun
Soil: Well drained soil and will tolerate most soil types
Foliage: Evergreen, Broad– ovate leaf
Flowers: Pinky White flowers followed by red, blue or black berries
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