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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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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
'Lucidum' is a vigorous, evergreen shrub, to 4m tall, with narrowly-ovate to oblong, glossy, dark green leaves to 10cm long. Small, creamy-white flowers are borne in flattened flowerheads, up to 10cm in diameter, from late winter into spring and are followed by blue-black berries
Toxicity The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if eaten
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in most moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils. Protect from cold, drying winds
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Aphids, viburnum whitefly and viburnum beetle may be a problem
May be subject to a leaf spot
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