Growing guide

How to grow viburnum

Prized for their flowers, fragrance or fruits – or all three – these popular shrubs provide interest across the seasons. Deciduous or evergreen, large, medium or small, viburnums are easy to grow and versatile, with options to suit every garden

Quick facts

  • Easy-to-grow shrubs of all sizes
  • Most like sun, but some are happy in shade
  • Many have fragrant flowers and colourful fruits
  • Evergreen or deciduous options
  • Smaller, scented types are ideal in patio containers
  • Evergreen species work well as flowering hedges

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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