The fruits of Viburnum opulus
were collected in 2012 from the vicinities of Kayseri, Turkey.
Targeted DSS, DWF Ligustrum obtasifolium Watch List DWF Ligustrum vulgare Well-Established DWF Lonicera X bella Watch List DWF Rhamnus cathartica Targeted DWF Rosa canina Watch List DWF Rosa multiflora Targeted DSS, DWF Viburnum opulus
We planted a mix of native species for our hedge but, if you're in a flood prone zone, you could include species that love wet conditions, such as alders, willows, elders and Viburnum opulus
. Many coloured bark cornus will enjoy wet conditions and planting such trees and shrubs will alleviate waterlogging.
So plant some specimens which the birds will leave alone, such as Skimmia, Aucuba and the guelder rose (Viburnum opulus
), which tend to be their least favourites.
But for dramatic winter colour, plant viburnum opulus
, which follows its summer show of white flowers with red currant like fruits in colder months.
Consider planting some native shrubs and trees such as Acer campestre (Field Maple), Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), Ilex aquifolium (English Holly), Malus prunifolia (Crab apple), Euonymus europaeus (Spindle), Rosa rugosa, Viburnum opulus
(Guelder rose) and the non-native Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly bush).
The guelder rose, or viburnum opulus
, is a familiar sight in the countryside where its strong stems bear bunches of glossy letterbox red berries that are complemented by polychromatic leaves.
, a compact 90cm (3ft) variety, bears white flowerheads in early summer and clusters of glassy red berries and red leaves in autumn.
, a compact 90cm (3ft) variety, bears white flowerheads in early summer and glassy red berries and red leaves in autumn.
The compact cultivar, Viburnum opulus
'Compactum', is appropriate for any garden size and worth looking out for.
Mi fwytaodd yr aeron oedd yn weddill ar y Viburnum Opulus
(Guelder Rose, Corswigen?) Hefyd gwelais coch dan aden (redwing), giach fach (jacksnipe) a brych y coed (mistle thrush), a'u hadnabod yn yr un modd.
Choose viburnum opulus
, witch hazel (hamamelis mollis), or one of the sumachs (rhus) for shrubby autumn colour.