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Viburnum tinus

Common Name(s):
Laurustinus viburnum
Cultivar(s):
Bewley's Variegated, Variegatum
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Tolerates coastal conditions; drought tolerant

Height:
6-12 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, lustrous dark green leaves; 1.5 to 4 in. long; leaves of variegated cultivars edged with cream
Flower:
Pink buds; 2 to 4 in. clusters of waxy, flattened white flowers in late winter to early spring; fragrant; metallic blue-black to black fruit; persists into spring
Zones:
7b to 10
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright rounded, dense
Width:
6-10 ft.

NCCES plant id: 1836

Viburnum tinus Viburnum tinus habit
Photo by Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Viburnum tinus Viburnum tinus flower cluster
Photo by Ettore Balocchi, CC BY - 2.0
Viburnum tinus 'Variegatum' V. tinus 'Variegatum' foliage
Photo by Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0