SKU: 9336490019859

Size: 175 mm
Sale price$20.00

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Laurustine (Viburnum tinus) might just be the unsung hero of Perth gardens. This large shrub doesn't hold back when it comes to showing off, flourishing with delightful pink and white blooms from Kambarang (late spring) to Bunuru (late summer). Plus, it's got that tough-as-nails spirit, thriving in full sun even when other plants might throw in the towel.

Considering a spot for this champ? Although it's quite the adaptable type in pots, Laurustine really spreads its roots best in the ground – especially when treated with a bit of soil conditioner. When its blooming gig wraps up, a light snip here and there helps keep things tidy. Oh, and during Djilba (early spring), a little feed goes a long way for the next round of flowery brilliance.

Botanical Name Viburnum tinus
Common Name  Laurustine
Large Shrubs
PBR Name
Origin Mediterranean Basin
Foliage Evergreen
Height 3 - 4 M
Width 2 - 3 M
Light Full sun to part shade
Water Requirement Enjoys deep, regular watering in hot weather while establishing. Drought-hardy once established, but will perform best with occasional extra water in heat waves.
Lifespan Perennials
Flower Colour Pink and white
Flower Time Kambarang (late spring) to Bunuru (late summer)
Toxicity Fruits are mildly toxic, causing stomach upset if eaten by humans or pets. The rest of the plant is considered non-toxic.

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