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Sheena’s Plant of the Month: Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’


This shrub has deep pink flowers which are on show during mild periods throughout the winter. It also has a wonderful fragrance and so is a great shrub to plant close to the house or near garden paths. Bring the garden indoors and add some colour to a dark windowsill. Viburnum x bodnantense, when cut, will last for a long time.

V. bodnantense is an upright shrub that grows to a height of 3m. It readily produces new stems from the base. Prune out old wood – cut the old, unproductive stems in early spring immediately after flowering. Allow young plants to develop naturally.

 

Plant of the month image: David Stang under the Creative Commons licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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