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Viburnum carlesii 'Donard Pink'
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
'Aurora' is a medium-sized, bushy, rounded deciduous shrub to 2m, with dark green, oval leaves coppery when young, and rounded trusses of red buds opening to highly fragrant pale pink flowers. Ovoid red berries ripen to black
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 North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in most moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils
Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Pruning Pruning group 8. Tolerates hard renovative pruning
Pests Aphids and viburnum beetle may be a problem
May be affected by a leaf spot
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