V. davidii – V. davidii is a compact spreading evergreen shrub, with deep green, leathery leaves and flattened heads of small white flowers followed by ‘metallic’ blue-black berries.
The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if ingested.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
White, Insignificant or absent in Spring
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free
Viburnum beetle , Viburnum whitefly
Best to sow seed in a cold frame in autumn.
Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings
Viburnum davidii (David viburnum) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.
Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Foliage only
Grows in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West