It works just like one imagined!
It has taken some years but finally the Variegated Aralia (Acanthopanax sieboldianus ‘Variegatus’ now called Eleutherococcus sieboldianus) is sending it’s graceful arching canes into the Viburnum dilatatum.
Later these viburnum flowers will become clusters of red berries, many will grace the Thanksgiving floral centerpiece.
Somewhere in there is planted a white clematis. It has not been seen yet this season. Although the earlier viburnums have a delicious fragrance, these do not…
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