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botanical name:
Viburnum henryi
Viburnum henryi © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Adoxaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: black
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Medium to large evergreen shrub of open habit, becoming tree-like with age. Leathery elliptic glossy green leaves up to 12cm long. Domed panicles of fragrant, creamy-white flowers in summer, followed by ellipsoid red fruits, ripening to black. Foliage turns bronzy in winter.

Any reasonably fertile, moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade.
If required, prune back shoots after flowering.

other notes:
Native to central China, Discovered by Augustine Henry and introduced to Europe by E.H. Wilson in 1901.
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