• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Viburnum × burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'

Arrowwood 'Anne Russell'

Arrowwood 'Anne Russell'

© � RHS 2003

  • Other common names Arrowwood 'Anne Russell'

  • Genus Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries

  • Family Adoxaceae / Adoxaceae

  • Species 'Anne Russell' is a bushy medium-sized semi-evergreen shrub with lustrous, broadly elliptic leaves. Pink buds open to very fragrant, tubular white flowers with five spreading lobes, borne in rounded clusters to 8cm in width

Characteristics

  • Foliage Semi-evergreen

  • Habit Bushy

  • Fragrance Flower

  • Toxicity The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if ingested

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Full Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

  • pHAcid, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    1-1.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    1-1.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    10-20 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grows well in most moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils

Propagation Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 1

Pests aphids, glasshouse whitefly and viburnum beetle may be a problem

Diseases May be subject to a leaf spot

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