Viburnum × carlcephalum
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: red fruits, in autumn, which can cause a mild stomach ache if ingested
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Domed clusters of fragrant, white flowers opening from pink buds in May and broadly heart-shaped, dark green leaves, turning red in autumn. This deciduous, spring-flowering viburnum is perfect for partly shady areas of the garden. To fully appreciate the splendid scent chose a site close to an entrance or path.
- Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Where necessary remove any misplaced or diseased branches in mid-summer after flowering.