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Viburnum x hillieri ‘Winton’

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A handsome, medium-sized, semi-evergreen shrub with masses of fragrant, creamy-white flowers in early summer. The narrow leaves of Viburnum x hillieri 'Winton' emerge bronze in spring, darken to green as they age and turn plum purple or red in autumn/winter if they fall. Clusters of red fruit in autumn go black before falling.

A low maintenance garden shrub with year-round interest.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (approx 30 - 40 cm tall)

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Viburnum x hillieri  ‘Winton’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Viburnum x hillieri  ‘Winton’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Viburnum x hillieri  ‘Winton’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£12.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Viburnum x hillieri 'Winton' is a semi-evergreen plant and will drop its leaves in cold winters. In a very warm, or sheltered garden the leaves may stay on all year round.
Flowering Period: June
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized or eventually large, branching shrub.
Height: up to 3 m (10 ft).
Spread: 3 m (10 ft).

Notes: A specimen of Viburnum x hillieri 'Winton, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 2.5 m and a spread of 2 m after 10 years. This plant is hybrid between Viburnum erubescens and Viburnum henryi first selected at Hillier Nurseries.

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Description

Viburnum x hillieri ‘Winton’. This semi-evergreen shrub bears profuse and highly fragrant, cream-white flowers. In spring, the new foliage is bronze, maturing to mid green and then in autumn it turns reddish-brown, which contrasts with the red berries. These berries turn black in winter. This plant is hybrid between Viburnum erubescens and V. henryi

Cultivation

In cold winters this shrub will drop its leaves, but it will retain them if in a mild area and a sheltered position.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage interest, fragrant flowers and ornamental fruit.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Viburnum x hillieri  ‘Winton’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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