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VIBURNUM plicatum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'
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VIBURNUM plicatum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'

Commonly known as Japanese snowball

 AWARD

RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2015 & RHS Plant of the Decade 2020 - People's Choice!!

Pyramidal habit which makes it suitable for containers or hedging. Flowers have a hint of pink but open white. Attractive red fruits in Autumn

2015 plant of the yearIt is The RHS Plant of the Decade - People's Choice!! It is a striking structural shrub.

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

With an excellent upright habit allowing it to be easily trimmed lightly into a pyramid with horizontal layers like a wedding cake. Perfect for small spaces as the pyramid shape takes flower up vertically without robbing the light and attains app 2.5 m in height by app 1.5 m width after 10 years.

Suits sun or light shade, most soil types ph 5.6 to 7.5 and hardy to minus 18 degrees C.

Small
3 Litre
£37.50 each 
Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.