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Viburnum tinus 'Spring Bouquet'

 

Laurustinus 'Spring Bouquet'

Viburnum tinus - or Laurustinus - is an evergreen Winter-flowering viburnum, that bears flowers from mid Winter to mid Spring (depending on the cultivar). 'Spring Bouquet' is a small evergreen shrub sporting dark green foliage. Pink buds open to white, fragrant flowers from late autumn to spring. Metallic blue summer fruit attracts birds. Good in the shrub border, or as a hedge or screen.

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plant Features
  • Laurustinus Spring Bouquet likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Laurustinus Spring Bouquet likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Laurustinus Spring Bouquet is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Laurustinus Spring Bouquet likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Laurustinus 'Spring Bouquet'

Latin name

Viburnum tinus 'Spring Bouquet'

type

Flowering Shrub

family

Adoxaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Laurustinus Spring Bouquet likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Laurustinus Spring Bouquet is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Laurustinus Spring Bouquet likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Laurustinus Spring Bouquet likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Laurustinus Spring Bouquet is 3.00meters x 3.00meters 3.00 M 3.00 M

Viburnum tinus 'Spring Bouquet'

Viburnum tinus - or Laurustinus - is an evergreen Winter-flowering viburnum, that bears flowers from mid Winter to mid Spring (depending on the cultivar). 'Spring Bouquet' is a small evergreen shrub sporting dark green foliage. Pink buds open to white, fragrant flowers from late autumn to spring. Metallic blue summer fruit attracts birds. Good in the shrub border, or as a hedge or screen.


Planting Season spring

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Plant out pot grown plants in growing position either in the spring or autumn. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil. Plant Viburnum shrubs at the same depth as they were planted in their pots. Backfill the planting hole and water well to settle the soil.

 

Propagation by Softwood Cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 

Flowering

From Mid Winter TO Mid Spring

Viburnum tinus is a Winter-flowering shrub, and, depending on the cultivar, blooms between mid Winter and mid Spring

 
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