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botanical name:
Viburnum tinus 'Purpureum'
Viburnum tinus 'Purpureum' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Laurustinus
family:  Adoxaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Young leaves are distinctly purple, ageing to dark green. Purple tints may re-appear in winter. Long lasting heads of small white flowers, pink flushed in bud, in late winter and early spring. Not as free flowering as the species.

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

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