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Viburnum burkwoodii ‘Anne Russell’

Viburnum

Our graceful Viburnum selections promise lovely spring blooms, winsome deciduous greenery and an enduring cold-hardiness. Preferring sun or part shade plus adequately-moist garden soil, these easily grown shrubs can be lodged in large containers and shrubby borders, or highlighted as stellar specimens and planted en masse.

<i>Viburnum</i> x <i>burkwoodii</i> ‘Anne Russell’

A 1957 recipient of the RHS Award of Merit, dense mounding ‘Anne Russell’ boasts pink buds and copious, domed 3 in. wide, waxy white flowers, which exude the most divine scent. Glossy dark green leaves end the season with luscious crimson-purple autumnal hues. This well-loved Viburnum can be ensconced near a patio, or utilized as an informal hedge or semideciduous specimen in a shrubby border. Be sure to indulge in her sweet scent.

Blooms April

Size: 6' 0" high x 8' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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Our feature plant: Primula vulgaris ssp. sibthorpii

Precious Primulas, Prized Pulmonarias and Fabulous Foliage!

Primulas offer elaborately-crafted colorful blooms in varied shapes,……

including draped bells, candelabras, drumsticks and pincushions. Many Primrose flowers  waft a delectable scent. Second-to-none for the dappled recesses of your garden, these easily grown, cold-hardy Primulas crave well-drained, humus-rich niches with adequate moisture and good air circulation. They can grace containers or be planted in swaths along shady walkways or in woodland gardens. Be sure to peruse our online Primulas.

Prized Pulmonarias……

One of the earliest perennials to bloom, you can be picking their enchanting urn-shaped flowers in February while the rest of the garden still slumbers. Many cultivars showcase an array of mercury-hued dapples, speckles and spots, while others sport solid pewter sheens or striking silver streaks. Easy-to-grow Pulmonarias prefer the lacy light of a woodland setting plus cool moist soil. Our newsletter also includes a handful of other shade-loving perennials that promise alluring foliage. Many of these perennials can be partnered with Pulmonarias for intriguing foliar contrast. You may wish to check out our online Pulmonaria offerings.

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