UDC 634.7: 712.3

The kalina in landscape construction

Keywords: Viburnum species: gordovina, ordinary; environmental requirements, methods of reproduction, decorative features


Viburnum (Viburnum L.), herewith. Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae). The genus comprises 120-200 species, distributed in the temperate and subtropical zones of Eurasia, most of North America and North Africa. Most species are shade-tolerant and hygrophilous. All kinds of decorative and desirable in plantings. Effectively in conjunction with maples, lindens, birches, ash and conifers.

Viburnum lantana (Viburnum lantana L.). Deciduous, high (2-5 m), densely branched and gustooblistvenny bush, sometimes a tree, up to 5 m height. One of the best ornamental shrubs, beautiful during the flowering period, and in autumn, at the time of fruit ripening and thanks to the bright color of the leaves. Suitable for single and group plantings, the creation undergrowth, forest edges, small groups of trees, hedges. It goes well with the oak and linden. Naturally it grows in the Caucasus, Crimea, Central and Southern Europe, Asia Minor.

Kalina ordinary, red (Viburnum opulus L.). Strongly branched shrub or small tree up to 4 m tall, with a dense oval crown. Fast-growing, live to 50 years or more. Endurance urban environments, almost not damaged by smoke and gases.

The most common form of sterile Terry called snowball or buldenezh. In unusually decorative bloom in the group, as well as in single plantings, avenues, in hedges, is very beautiful in shtambovoy form in reservoirs, particularly spectacular in the emerald green lawn.

The typical form is recommended for gardens and parks, which can be widely used in groups, underbrush, forest edges, hedges without a haircut. An attractive large ornamental leaves; especially spectacular in autumn due to the bright color of the leaves and profuse clusters of bright red berries.