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Viburnum x bodnantense 'Deben' (Arrowwood 'Deben')

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 'Deben'

Other names

Arrowwood 'Deben'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Deben' _ 'Deben' is a fast-growing, deciduous shrub with clusters of fragrant, white flowers that open from pink buds from late autumn through to spring.


Viburnum x bodnantense 'Deben' 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

White in Spring; White in Autumn; White in Winter

Foliage

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 'Deben' (Arrowwood 'Deben') 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, 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 'Deben'

Other names

Arrowwood 'Deben'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Deben' _ 'Deben' is a fast-growing, deciduous shrub with clusters of fragrant, white flowers that open from pink buds from late autumn through to spring.

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

White in Spring; White in Autumn; White in Winter

Foliage

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 'Deben' (Arrowwood 'Deben') 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, 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

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