Viburnum tinus 'Lisarose' (PBR)

2 litre pot £18.99
in stock - arrives before Christmas
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Buy Viburnum tinus 'Lisarose' (PBR) laurustinus: Red buds add even more seasonal interest

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: December to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A valuable garden staple, this evergreen shrub provides year-round interest and will produce its red buds and creamy white flowers, which appear in flattened clusters from midwinter onwards, at a time when colour is all the more important. Tough and tolerant of shade, it is a low maintenance shrub that works equally well in the shrub border or large pot. It can also be used to make an informal flowering hedge.

  • 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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Eventual height & spread

is it poisonus to dogs if eaten.

marion

I love dogs, but I am not an expert on what plants are poisonous to them, but I have checked the list on the Dogs Trust website and I could not see a Viburnum listed there. Perhaps you could double check with your vet to make sure.

Helen

Can you grow this as a standard?

Aethelflaed

Hello, This is an un-trained bushy shrub about 2 years old, so it will be difficult (but not impossible) to train it into a standard - although it will take many years to achieve a good shape. If you do have your heart set on a standard, then a better option would be the Viburnum tinus half standard we sell - please click on the following link to go straight to it. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/viburnum-tinus/classid.1000001838/

Helen

Does it have any perfume and are there berries in winter.

Dillydaydream

Hello there No the flowers aren't scented, but yes it can have the dark blue/black fruits.

Hi What does average growth rate mean for this plant? How big is the 2lt plant and how much height and spread can I expect each year? It will be planted in rich soil between a shed, a fence and a relatively tall but sparsley leaved deciduous tree at the back of my south-facing garden. many thanks

CC

Hello, It is difficult to be specific about growth rates as this is largely determined by external factors such as the available water, light and nutrients. The plants we currently sell are approximately 25-30cm in height.

Helen

how tall does it grow? I need 8 ft_+ evergreen shrub for windy garden, any ideas. Thanking you

phil

Hello, This shrub sounds ideal as it eventually grows to around 3m in height and it will cope in a windy position. You could aslos consider any of the plants on the following link. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/shrubs/plcid.1/vid.4/vid.190/

Helen

is this muntjac/deer resistant?

AlexP

Just watch for rabbits. They love this in my garden. Deers don't never touch it.

Kell

Hello, Yes, this is regarded as generally unpalatable to deer, however that does not mean they might not have a nibble - particularly during a harsh winter.

Helen

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