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Horticulture 63 ~ Spring Plant Materials & Design

PLANT INFORMATIONNAME, RELATIVES, & ORIGIN

BOTANICAL NAME: MEANINGS:

Lab #2 ~ Cabrillo Campus

PRONUNCIATION:

Viburnum tinus 'Spring Bouquet'

Spring Bouquet Laurustinus / Viburnum

Viburnum (no definition)

vie-BURR-num tinus (tenth born or late to bloom) Laurustinus (looking like a Laurel)

FAMILY:

TIE-nuss

COMMON NAME: SYNONYM(S):

Caprifoliaceae ~ honeysuckle

RELATED SPECIES / GENERA: ORIGIN & HABITAT:

V. davidii, ~V. plicatum `Summer Snowflake'

Africa, Asia Minor, South Europe

PLANT TYPE PLANT FORM TEXTURE

APPEARANCE & ATTRIBUTES-

SIZE & GROWTH RATE

6-8` W: 4-6` Fast in youth Fast Average Slow Very slow _______________ _______________ Bark / trunk / stem Fall color Fast growth

LEAF

L:

H:

Evergreen Deciduous / dies down Herbaceous Broadleaf Conifer Palm / cyad Annual Perennial _____________________ Flower Foliage Form / silhouette

CLUSTERS:

Bulb Fern Grass Groundcover Shrub ~ w/ training Subshrub Succulent Tree ~ naturally Vine Fragrance Fruit Shade

Arching Climbing Clumping Columnar Dense Mat-forming Mounding Open Oval *

Picturesque Pyramidal Rounded Semi-open Spreading Trailing Upright Vase-shaped Weeping

NOTEWORTHY CHARACTERISTICS

Wildlife value Windbreak ____________________

FRUIT

Coarse Med- coarse Medium Med-fine Fine ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ BARK / TRUNK / STEM Distinctive smooth brown-red stems. Red new stems,

COMMENTS

FLOWER

2-3" W: 1"+ SHAPE: ovate, elliptic SURFACE: sturdy, yet soft / young leaves tomentose MARGIN: undulate, entire SUMMER COLOR: light med green FALL COLOR: evergreen

CULTURAL ISSUES & CAREEXPOSURE COASTAL

2-3" FLOWERS: ¼" SHAPE: Umbels, star shaped COLOR: rosy red/ white SEASON: Jan - March FRAGRANCE: yes no SCENT: slight

INSIGNIFICANT

WATER

~ W: -¼" SHAPE: Drupe (fleshy fruit) COLOR: blue-black SEASON: fall EDIBLE: yes ~ birds FLAVOR: ~

L:

New leaves coppery and fuzzy, glossy.

INSIGNIFICANT

SOIL PREFERENCES FERTILIZER

INLAND

Full sun * Filtered sun Part sun Part shade Shade Deep shade Moist deep shade Deer resistant Disease resistant Drought Fire resistant Heat Insect resistant Lawn irrigation Neglect

PESTS:

Full sun * Filtered sun Part sun Part shade Shade Deep shade Dry full sun

CULTURAL TOLERANCES

All types Ample Moderate Light Monthly / dry season Until established ~ 2 yrs Avoid summer (J-J-A) No summer

Well-drained Prefers moist Prefers dry Prefers clay Prefers loam Prefers sand Prefers acid Prefers alkaline

All types Tolerates moist Tolerates dry Tolerates clay Tolerates loam Tolerates sand Tolerates acid Tolerates alkaline

None NPK ~ spring Organic matter Special ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________

PROPAGATION

CULTURAL CHALLENGES

Poor drainage Salt spray Seacoast Shade Smog / dust Wind ______________________ ______________________

PESTS & DISEASES CONTROL:

Allelopathic Allergen Crown rot in clay Drain clogger Excess litter Fire hazard Grade changes Invasive

Pavement buster Reseeds / self-sows Rooted runners Shallow roots Short-lived Suckers Weak-wooded ______________________ None required As needed After bloom Avoid old wood Control spread Correct structure Dead / broken limbs Deadhead flowers

SUNSET ZONES

Cuttings Division Grafting Layering Rhizomes / stolons Seeds Spores __________________ Diseased limbs Thin / head back Tip prune Tolerates renovation Tolerates shearing Winter / dormant __________________ __________________

HARDINESS (° F)

PRUNING

Thrips * Aphids Red spider mites

DISEASES: Powdery mildew

Increase water and fertilizer. Increase water and fertilizer. High-pressure wash / insecticidal soap / horticultural oil

CONTROL: Adjust cultural needs ~ more sun / better air circulation.

4-10, 12-2 0" 1" 2" 3" 4" 5" 6"

5° F 7" Page 1 of 2

Lab #2 ~ Cabrillo Campus

LANDSCAPE USES & MISCELLANEOUS INFORLANDSCAPE USES

Horticulture 63 ~ Spring Plant Materials & Design

CULTIVARS

Attracts bees Attracts birds Attracts butterflies Background Bank cover Border / edging Containers Cut / dried flower Deer resistant Erosion control Espalier

Fire retardant Groundcover Hedge Lawn tree Meadow / grassland Medicinal Native gardens Pond / stream Restoration Rock garden Screen

COMPANION PLANTS

`Compactum' ~ same as `Spring Bouquet'. Seacoast Shade tree `Dwarf' ~ 3-5` 2-3`; good hedge plant Shrub / plant mass Specimen plant `Variegatum' ~ marbled white, yellow, green leaves; SUNSET ZONES Street tree 4-9, 14-24. Vine Wall cascade Additional selections listed in Sunset. Wildlife value Windbreak ____________________ ____________________

Burgundy foliage, ODTs, fine textured plants: Berberis spp. (Barberry) ~ Cotinus coggygria (Smoke Bush) ~ Leptospermum scoparium (New Zealand Tea Tree) ~ Loropetalum chinensis (Pink Fringe Flower) ~ Rosa `Cecile Brunner' (Cecile Brunner Rose)

EFFECT

Low maintenance, winter blooming, medium sized shrub that attracts birds.

EBMUD:

REFERENCE PAGES

not listed

SUNSET:

666

VISUAL IMAGES & SAMPLES-

PHOTOS or DRAWINGS ~ "To

Draw is to See" Leaves

Plant Overview

Flowers

Stem

Seeds Fruit

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