This evergreen shrub is known for its glossy, dark green leaves and white flowers which are often followed by long-lasting, blue-coloured berries. Although you'll need both male and female plants to produce these berries. These fruits last last from autumn into winter. The Viburnum Davidii is native to China and a hardy, low-maintenance option, so perfect if you're new to the world of gardening.
In its youth, this is a fast growing plant, however it'll slow down with maturity. It is easy to trim, so don't be afraid to prune back to your preference.
To make sure your Viburnum Davidii thrives, position it somewhere with a mix of sun and partial shade. It'll grow in most soil types, just make sure it's well-drained. The fruit on the Viburnum Davidii are mildly toxic and can cause stomach upset, so we'd advise not to eat them.
How to keep me happy
Plant size: W26cm x H50cm
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Ideal for: Plant me into a flowerbed
Position in: I like the sun, but I'm okay with a bit of shade
Easy to grow: I'm a low maintenance plant
Botanical name: Viburnum Davidii
Jo's Top Tip
This plant will let you know if it's too dry and wants a drink as its leaves will begin to look droopy.