Viburnum nudum 'Pink Beauty'

3 litre pot £19.99
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Buy Viburnum nudum 'Pink Beauty' viburnum: Fabulous autumn colour

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained, preferably neutral to slightly acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A gorgeous North American native, with glossy green leaves and clusters of creamy white flowers from early summer. it is however for the big bunches of berries that follow on in autumn that it is primarily grown for. When these first appear, they are a soft green, but they change colour, first turning white, then pink, then blue and finally near-black. The overall effect is very colourful as there are usually different coloured berries in each cluster, however to be sure of berries it is recommended that you have more than one plant. By the time the berries are fully mature, the foliage turns crimson, thus producing a dramatic backdrop. It makes a wonderful addition to the shrub border, where it will provide lots of late colour.

  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Where necessary remove any misplaced or diseased branches in mid-summer after flowering.

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How do I know if my soil is acid or alkaline? And if it is not acid can I treat it to become acid? From: Carnation, Nottingham.

Carnation

Hello, The easiest way is to do a test. There are simple kits available - like the one on the link below. As for trying to change the pH, it is possible in the short term, but I would advise against it as I feel you are much better working with nature and planting things that are suited to the conditions you have. http://www.crocus.co.uk/product/_/soil-testing-kit/classid.2000019226/

Helen

Are these plants and berries safe for a garden with pets?

Novicegardener

Hello, It might be worth checking with your vet, but I have done a search on both the Dogs Trust https://www.dogstrust.org.uk/help-advice/factsheets-downloads/factsheetpoisonoussubstances09.pdf and Cats Protection http://www.moggies.co.uk/plants.html websites and cannot see them listed as being poisonous to either.

Helen

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