Viburnum plicatum f.tomentosum 'Mariesii'
Location in the Gardens:
Season of interest:
- Mid-late May
Description of plant:
Large lacecap heads of white flowers in late spring are occasionally followed by red, later black fruit.
Height: up to 4m (about 13 foot); spread: up to 4m (about 13 foot).
Ideal growing conditions and habitat:
Full sun, partial shade. Well-drained/light soil.
Country of origin:
- Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan
Collected by the famous plant hunter, Charles Maries (1851-1902) for Veitch & Sons, Chelsea, but also recorded as being collected by Robert Fortune.
Other interesting information:
The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its Award of Garden Merit (AGM).