Viburnum lantana

Wayfaring Tree

This deciduous shrub is used in hedgerows to create a windbreak and also attract wildlife with its flowers (bees) and fruit (birds).  Beautiful burgundy red autumn colour.


Flowers:  Small creamy white flowers are profusely borne in flat clusters.

Fruit:  Oblong red fruit ripening to black.

Bark:  N/A.

Leaves:  Deciduous shrub, oval leaves with hairy undersides.

Autumn colour:  Burgundy red.

Ultimate height:  4m

Uses:  Used as a hedging plant or just a good shrub to attract birds and wildlife into the garden

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