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Wayfaring Tree or Ancient Viburnum –
Viburnum lantana (latin)
Wayfaring Tree or Ancient Viburnum - Viburnum lantana

Botanical Garden of Bordeaux - France

Area of origin: Europe, western Asia, North Africa.

Adult Dimensions: Height up to 4 m (13'), width up to 3 m (9,8').

Foliage: Deciduous.

Soil Type: All except too wet.

Hardiness: Very hardy to -40°C, tolerant to pollution.

Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.

Wayfaring Tree or Ancient Viburnum - Viburnum lantana Wayfaring Tree or Ancient Viburnum - Viburnum lantana

Characteristics and Uses:
White flowers in May and June. The fruits are at first red and then become black when mature, they appear from July to September and are loved by birds. The foliage becomes red in autumn. This shrub has a rounded shape and is integral to many country hedges. It is also one of the main grafting stock.

List of Viburnum:
Guelder-Rose (Viburnum opulus), abundant blossom of large umbrella shaped flat heads, followed by extremely decorative red berries, red wine colored foliage in autumn
Korean Spice Viburnum 'Aurora' (Viburnum carlesii 'Aurora'), big clusters of extremely fragrant soft pink flowers
Laurustinus (Viburnum tinus), evergreen foliage, white blossom from November through to April
Snowball Tree (Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'), magnificent abundant blossom from April through to June, brilliant white ball like flower heads

See the Viburnum catalogue

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