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Botanical name: Viburnum farreri
Other names: Farrer viburnum
Species: V. farreri - V. farreri is an erect, deciduous shrub, with dense clusters of fragrant flowers in late autumn and winter.
Viburnum farreri is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Autumn; White in Winter
Foliage: Bronze in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Purple in Autumn
Fruit: Red in Winter
Fragrance: Clusters of flowers are very fragrant from late autumn and throughout winter.
Toxicity: The fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest free.
Specific diseases: Leaf spot
Pruning: Can tolerate hard pruning.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Viburnum farreri (Farrer viburnum) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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Viburnum farreri was originally called Viburnum fragans, but this was changed in Farrer's honour. It not only produces deliciously fragant flowers, but also the leaves turn a rich autumnal colour and occasionally it bears red fruits.
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