Viburnum tinus. Laurustinus. Mediterranean
Shrub, upright 6-12 feet high; opposite, leathery, dark green, simple 2-3 inch long leaves. Tight clusters of pink buds open to fragrant, white flowers fall to spring. Subject to thrips and mildew, which is frequently observed.
Manzanita Park; CIS; Amy Blue Garden; Serra Grove at Sequoia Hall; Mausoleum.
Name derivation, genus | species Vibur'num: a classical Latin name for one species of this genus, V. lantana, the so-called wayfaring treeRelated material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.14, page 10