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Viburnum farreri

Viburnum farreri

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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Winter), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Viburnum farreri - 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 farreri:

  • Scented blossom
  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Produces winter flowers

Weaknesses of Viburnum farreri

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Viburnum farreri:

  • Provides extended interest with blossom, berries and autumn colour
  • Provides scented winter blossom
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Verbernum, Vibernum, Viburnam