With its glowing, jewel-like droplets, Viburnum opulus
, the guelder rose, is truly tempting.
"Xanthocarpum" has maple-like foliage and autumnal clusters of golden yellow, almost translucent berries that last well into the winter before finally feeding the birds.
9) Other spasmolytic herbs include Viburnum opulus
, Dioscorea villosa and Matricaria recutita.
And for winter, one of my favourite berrying plants is Callicarpa bodinieri with its almost iridescent violet berries, while vivid clusters of orange are found on Viburnum opulus
'Xanthocar-pum', pyracantha and sorbus trees.
Our native guelder rose, Viburnum opulus
springs to mind.
You can put almost anything into a mixed hedge like this - apples we grew from pips are now residing in our hedge, as are cuttings from Viburnum Opulus
We planted a mix of native species for our hedge but, if you're in a flood prone zone, you could include species that love wet conditions, such as alders, willows, elders and Viburnum opulus
Our favorites include Cotinus 'Grace', Viburnum opulus
'Aureum', and Berberis 'Orange Rocket'--the award-winning barberry from the Sunset Western Garden Collection (sunset westerngardencoilection.
, a compact variety, bears clusters of glassy red berries and red leaves in autumn.
The fourth and last performing shrub of this neglected grouping is the Cranberrybush Viburnum, Viburnum opulus
Think about planting native shrubs and trees such as Acer campestre (Field Maple), Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), Ilex aquifolium (English Holly), Malus prunifolia (Crab apple), Euonymus europaeus (Spindle), Rosa rugosa, Viburnum opulus
(Guelder rose) and the non-native Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly bush).
Targeted DSS, DWF Ligustrum obtasifolium Watch List DWF Ligustrum vulgare Well-Established DWF Lonicera X bella Watch List DWF Rhamnus cathartica Targeted DWF Rosa canina Watch List DWF Rosa multiflora Targeted DSS, DWF Viburnum opulus