Viburnum Bodnantense Dawn

£12.99

SKU: viburnum-bodnantense-dawn Category:
Common Name: Arrowwood Dawn
Size: 3 litre
This plant has won a RHS award

3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: November-March
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Eventual Height: 1-3m
  • Eventual Spread: 1-2m

Viburnum Bodnantense Dawn, commonly known as Arrowwood Dawn, a recipient of the prestigious RHS Award of garden Merit, is a very hardy, upright, bushy, deciduous Winter flowering garden shrub, with ovate, fresh young leaves emerging bronze changing to dark green throughout the Summer then orange/yellow towards the Autumn, these are later followed by blue/black berries, providing plenty for the garden wild-life. From November- March densely packed clusters of richly perfumed, deep rose-pink fading to pale pink flowers are produced on bare stems, creating a wonderful focal point for the Winter garden, making an excellent choice for the prominent mixed shrub borders for the visitor to enjoy its rich aroma during Winter strolls through the garden.

Looking After Your Viburnum Bodnantense Dawn

Generally pest and disease free, although may be affected by leaf spot, an easy to grow Winter flowering shrub in many if not all locations. A low maintenance shrub which can benefit from sunny or partially shaded area in all types of garden from the more relaxed cottage planting scheme to the city or court-yard garden. This Viburnum will tolerate most soils, but will benefit from a humus rich, fertile, well drained one, once planted apply a generous mulch of well rotted garden compost around its base. Any pruning which is required to remove any damaged or unwanted branches to maintain shape is best achieved after flowering, when the addition of a good quality slow release fertilizer will help encourage healthy fresh new growth in the coming season.

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