Viburnum plicatum - 'Plicatum'
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:
Weaknesses of Viburnum plicatum
- Scented blossom
- Attractive autumn colour
- Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
- Fruit / berry producing
Design & Plant Use for Viburnum plicatum:
- Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
- Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
- Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
- Provides extended interest with blossom, berries and autumn colour
Verbernum, Vibernum, Viburnam