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Viburnum x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont' (Arrowwood 'Charles Lamont')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'

Other names

Arrowwood 'Charles Lamont'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Charles Lamont' _ 'Charles Lamont' is an upright, fast-growing, deciduous shrub. From late autumn through to spring, clusters of fragrant, pale-pink flowers emerge from darker buds. In spring, leaves emerge bronzed, turning dark green.


Viburnum x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Sweetly fragrant flowers

Habit

Open stems, Upright

Toxicity

Fruit can cause a mild stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink in Spring; Pink in Autumn; Pink in Winter

Foliage

Bronze-tinted, Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse whitefly , Viburnum beetle Aphids , Glasshouse whitefly , Viburnum beetle

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Tolerates hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont' (Arrowwood 'Charles Lamont') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus rich, moist but 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 x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'

Other names

Arrowwood 'Charles Lamont'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Charles Lamont' _ 'Charles Lamont' is an upright, fast-growing, deciduous shrub. From late autumn through to spring, clusters of fragrant, pale-pink flowers emerge from darker buds. In spring, leaves emerge bronzed, turning dark green.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Sweetly fragrant flowers

Habit

Open stems, Upright

Toxicity

Fruit can cause a mild stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink in Spring; Pink in Autumn; Pink in Winter

Foliage

Bronze-tinted, Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse whitefly , Viburnum beetle

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Tolerates hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont' (Arrowwood 'Charles Lamont') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus rich, moist but 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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