Viburnum tinus - laurustinus
- is a great option for soft foliage.
flowers are popular with pollinators, while their berries are a great food source for berry-loving birds, so you will be doing the local wildlife a favour as well.
(2013), who also did not find significant difference between the types of irrigation water with respect to the osmotic potential in the plant, using a solution of NaCl (4 dS [m.sup.-1]) and wastewater (4 dS [m.sup.-1]) in the irrigation of Euonymus and Laurustinus
VIBURNUM tinus (laurustinus
) is a useful bushy evergreen, which grows up to 10ft in height and width and bears flattened clusters of perfumed white flowers which open in late winter and spring.
VIBURNUM TINUS (LAURUSTINUS
) THIS useful bushy evergreen, which grows up to 3m (10ft) in height and width, bears flattened clusters of perfumed white flowers which burst open in late winter and spring.
In winter it will be dominated by the clipped shapes of evergreens: pyramids up to 6ft tall and consisting of yews, junipers and Virginian cedars, alternating with round-headed shapes up to 4ft tall and consisting of hollies, box and laurustinus
. In spring the evergreens will be complemented by bulbous flowers, including tulips, hyacinths, narcissus, snowdrops and auriculas; while in summer (until the end of September) the most tender exotic plants will be brought out in their fine ceramic or terracotta pots, some of which were painted (Fig.
Beeches, sycamores and oaks stood sentinel outside the windows; rhododendrons, laurustinus
and variegated hollies crept round the walls and ran riot on the lawns and river bank.
A I SUSPECT this a viburnum laurustinus
, a type prone to attack by the viburnum beetle.
For shady spots, Laurustinus
(Viburnum tinus) is a great thing to grow all year long.
WINTER months needn't mean barren, bleak gardens - there are still plenty of attractive, flowering shrubs and herbaceous plants that are guaranteed to add interest and colour to your garden.Viburnum tinus `Eve Price' (Laurustinus
) This useful evergreen shrub provides much needed winter interest.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Laurustinus
is a fine landscape plant, but is questionably hardy.
The easiest to grow is one of the evergreens, Viburnum tinus, also known as laurustinus
, with dark, glossy foliage and red stems.