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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
arrowwood 'Charles Lamont'
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
'Charles Lamont' is a vigorous, upright large deciduous shrub with dark purple shoots bearing terminal clusters of scented, pink flowers. Oval leaves open bronze-tinted, becoming dark green by summer
Toxicity The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if ingested
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
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in most moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests aphids, glasshouse whitefly and viburnum beetle may be a problem
May be subject to a leaf spot
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arrowwood 'Charles Lamont'
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