Laurustinus 'Compactum'

Viburnum tinus

Family: Adoxaceae (a-dox-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viburnum (vy-BUR-num) (Info)
Species: tinus (TIN-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Compactum
Additional cultivar information:(aka Spring Bouquet)



Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)


10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)


USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade



Bloom Color:


White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring



Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:


Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Sedona, Arizona

Little Rock, Arkansas

Clovis, California (2 reports)

Fremont, California

Merced, California

Pine Grove, California

Stockton, California

Ukiah, California

Cordele, Georgia

Decatur, Georgia

Leakesville, Mississippi

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Durham, North Carolina

Morehead City, North Carolina

Nags Head, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

Ashland, Oregon

Grants Pass, Oregon

Medford, Oregon

Springfield, Oregon

Beaufort, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

Nashville, Tennessee

Dallas, Texas (2 reports)

San Antonio, Texas

Sour Lake, Texas

Portsmouth, Virginia

Seattle, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Apr 18, 2014, kenburk101 from Old Jefferson, LA wrote:

I purchased 13 of these at $37.99/ each from one of my local garden centers. They were grown by Monrovia. One of them began to look bad a couple of months after planting, then another, then a third, so I wrote Monrovia hoping to get some pointers only to get no response. A month or so later and two more plants looking bad I made a post of facebook and finally got a response. I ended up speaking personally on two occasions with a gentleman in charge of the company (or in some prominant position). I also have a couple of e-mails from him. I had not been looking for replacements, but he offered them to me. At first it was going to be full replacement and then it became something less. It has been over a year now, all of the plants died and are in my compost heap along with the tags. I w... read more