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Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian' (Laurustinus 'Gwenllian')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian'

Other names

Laurustinus 'Gwenllian'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Gwenllian' _ 'Gwenllian' is a bushy, evergreen shrub with ovate, dark green leaves and, from late winter into spring, flattened clusters of dark pink buds opening to small, star-shaped, pink-flushed, white flowers followed by ovoid, metallic, dark blue-black fruit.


Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Toxicity

The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if ingested.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Tortrix moth , Viburnum beetle , Viburnum whitefly Aphids , Scale insects , Tortrix moth , Viburnum beetle , Viburnum whitefly

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian' (Laurustinus 'Gwenllian') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil in sun or shade.

Soil type

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 Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian'

Other names

Laurustinus 'Gwenllian'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Gwenllian' _ 'Gwenllian' is a bushy, evergreen shrub with ovate, dark green leaves and, from late winter into spring, flattened clusters of dark pink buds opening to small, star-shaped, pink-flushed, white flowers followed by ovoid, metallic, dark blue-black fruit.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Toxicity

The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if ingested.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Tortrix moth , Viburnum beetle , Viburnum whitefly

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Viburnum tinus 'Gwenllian' (Laurustinus 'Gwenllian') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil in sun or shade.

Soil type

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 Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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