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Viburnum lentago ‘Pink Beauty’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A rare shrub with white flowers in early summer, followed by green berries which turn shades of rose pink as autumn progresses, darkening to purple and blue-black before falling.

The leaves of Viburnum lentago 'Pink Beauty' are glossy green, turning shades of plum purple and dark red in a good, crisp autumn. Excellent border shrub with interest through the year.

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

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Viburnum lentago  ‘Pink Beauty’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Viburnum lentago  ‘Pink Beauty’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Viburnum lentago  ‘Pink Beauty’ | 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
Flowering Period: May - June
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Viburnum lentago 'Pink Beauty' grows to be a medium sized, rounded shrub.
Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft).
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft).

Plant Finder: about Viburnum lentago ‘Pink Beauty’

Common names

Nannyberry 'Pink Beauty'

Description

Viburnum lentago ‘Pink Beauty’ (Nannyberry 'Pink Beauty'). This rare shrub has narrow, glossy, dark green leaves which occasionally go dark burgundy and red in a good autumn. It produces clusters of white flowers in early summer, followed by pink-red berries which turn purple and black as they ripen. The bark is dark grey to black.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will grow in sun or semi-shade in deep, fertile not too dry soil. To thin out overgrown plants cut out some older shoots after flowering.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage, flowers and ornamental fruit.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Viburnum lentago  ‘Pink Beauty’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -45°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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