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VIBURNUM x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'

Pinkish in bud opening to white. Large flower clusters before the leaves appear
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Ovate to oblong, toothed, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, bronze when young
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright shrub. Produces flowers in dense axillary and terminal clusters to 7cm (3in) across. Virtually sterile.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

VIBURNUM x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £16.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    V. farreri x V. grandiflorum
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, viburnum beetle, honey fungus, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    To 1cm (½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a large shrub border
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Heavily scented flowers from late autumn through until spring
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
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