Large upright shrub, in spring bearing intensely fragrant flowers in purple each with a clear white margin. Plant in full sun or light shade in a rich or at least well prepared soil. Prune immediately after flowering. Fully hardy. H: 2-3m
Dense, bushy deciduous shrub, dark green foliage. Pink buds open to very fragrant white flowers in mid-spring followed by black fruits in summer to autmun. Fully hardy and tolerant of most conditions. H: 2m
Rare species of viburnum from western China. Unusual, small dark green and almost circular leaves; clusters of small white flowers in early summer followed by shining black berries. Tolerant of most conditions; fully hardy. H:2-3m Sometimes called the Mouse Ear Viburnum.
Exceptionally beautiful, vigorous spreading deciduous shrub. Hundreds of large white open flowers on arching branches in early summer, followed by small red fruits and reddish autumn leaf colour. Happy in full sun or partial shade in moist but well drained soil. H+S:3m or more.
Very beautiful hardy deciduous shrub suitable for partial shade or full sun. Delicate creamy-white flowers and bracts with fine pink edges, turning to salmony pink, smother branches that start erect but later spreading to form flat layers. Foliage turns red in autumn, complementing the small red berries. Highly recommended. H:2m.
Viburnum with both attractive flowers and foliage. Leaves, when young in mid-spring, start purple, age to green before turning yellow in autumn. Bold, flat clusters of lacecap-type flowers produced in early summer, contrasting with foliage. H: 2m. Sun or semi-shade.
Bushy and deciduous 'chunky' shrub. Heart shaped dark green leaves; red in autumn. Fragrant pinkish-white flowers in domed corymbs are borne in early summer. Hardy. H: up to 3m. Sun or partial shade. Well-drained soil. AGM
Very pretty, medium-sized deciduous shrub. Produces sprays of very pretty pink and white flowers in summer. Fully hardy and tolerant of a wide variety of conditions. Final height will be between 1 and 2m with a similar spread.
Hardy, deciduous shrub, well suited to any sunny position. Masses of pink flowers in early summer, with a lighter flowering in later summer. Attractive dark green foliage with a sharply distinct cream marge. Prune back after spring flowering. Fully hardy and best in moist but well drained and rich soil. H:1-2m depending on pruning.