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Viburnum plicatum - 'Meriesii'

Viburnum plicatum - 'Meriesii'
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Viburnum plicatum - Cultivation Notes

Flourishing in full sun or part shade, viburnum's will tolerate most soils other than very wet soils, being well suited to chalk soils. Avoid planting extremely hot droughty or dry exposed, cold areas. Prune out old and dead wood in winter and trim shape during maintenance.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Viburnum plicatum:

  • Scented blossom
  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Fruit / berry producing

Weaknesses of Viburnum plicatum

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Viburnum plicatum:

  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
  • Provides extended interest with blossom, berries and autumn colour

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Common Missspellings: Verbernum, Vibernum, Viburnam

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