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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Mariesii'

Viburnum 'Mariesii'

Location:

The Dell and Temple Garden

Description:

A large (3 - 4m), hardy, deciduous shrub with wide-spreading, tiered branches and prominently veined, dark green, ovate leaves, purple in autumn. Large lacecap heads of white flowers in late spring are occasionally followed by red, later black fruit

Site and Care:

Does best in full sun or partial shade and fertile humus rich, well drained soil of any type. Pruning is only necessary to maintain shape and should be carried out after flowering. Propagation is by softwood cuttings in summer.