Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'

Description:

A semi evergreen viburnum noted for it beautifully scented spring flowers. The flowers consist of a a ball of small pink buds which open to pinky white with a delicious scent. The leaves are rich green and glossy and in mild locations will remain throughout the winter. Good in a mixed border where there is space.

Climate/Position: Sun or partial shade

Height/Spread: 2 metres x 1.5 metres spread

Soil Requirements: Any moist but well drained soil.

Pruning: Little pruning required but if necessary then shaping the plant should be undertaken after flowering in spring.

Special Requirements: Mulching in spring around the plant will help ensure moisture retention in dryer areas

A hybrid between V. carlesii x V.utile made in the 1950s.