Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Height & spread

3m x 3m

Wildlife benefit

Bird (berries and shelter) and bee plant

  • A useful, compact growing evergreen. Suitable for all but the most windswept gardens.
  • Long flowering period in late winter and spring make this good for insects. White flowers open from pink buds. Flowers may be followed by blue-black berries.
  • Birds use laurustinus for nesting and shelter, as well as occasionally taking the berries.
  • Bees attracted to nectar and pollen.