Chelsea Flower Show 19 - 23rd May 2015
We are delighted to announce we have been awarded PLANT OF THE YEAR at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.
It is Viburnum plicatum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'. It is a striking structural shrub which has 4 chapters of added interest through the year
- Clusters of soft white changing to pale pink lacecap flowers cover the plant from top to bottom in Spring
- Masses of deep red berries in Summer turning glossy black as they ripen.
- Once the berries have gone in late Summer there follows a second light flowering.
- In Autumn the foliage attains its splendid red to purple shades
Suits sun or light shade, most soil types ph 5.6 to 7.5 and hardy to minus 18 degrees C.
Jan Willem Wezelenburg Hazerswoude discovered this as a seedling amongst the crop of the recently introduced parent V plicatum Kilimanjaro. PBR protected.
Pre-order the RHS Plant of the Year 2015 - Viburnum plicatum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'
'Kilimanjaro Sunrise' with
white lacecap flowers
in early spring
'Kilimanjaro Sunrise' flowers
change to apple blossom
of this new Viburnum
Waiting on trolley
to go to Chelsea.