Capable of growing in deep shade against fences, this evergreen viburnum forms a mound of leaf topped by welcome clusters of dainty white flowers that open from pink buds - from midwinter onwards
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: December to April
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: the fruits can cause a mild stomach-ache if ingested
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Flattened heads of white flowers from December to April, followed by dark blue-black fruit. This lovely, long-flowering laurustinus is perfect for brightening partly shady areas when little else is in flower. Reliable and easy-to-grow, the dark green foliage provides a dense backdrop against which ornamental or feature plants can more easily be seen.
- Garden care: Remove any over-vigorous shoots that threaten the shape of established specimens in early summer, cutting them well back to within the plant's outline.
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