Pink Dawn Viburnum
Pink Dawn Viburnum
Viburnum x bodnantense 'Pink Dawn'Item #7358 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
A wonderful shrub for multi-season beauty. After putting on a late winter to early spring show of fragrant pink flower clusters, rich green leaves cloak its cinnamon colored branches. Foliage transforms to bright hues in autumn, accompanied by ornamental blue fruit. Excellent landscape accent. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate grower; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num x bod-nan-TEN-seePlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:4 - 9, 14 - 24, 31, 32Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.Special features:Bird Friendly, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Year-round InterestFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Early SpringFlower color:PinkDesign IdeasBring year-round beauty to your garden with this fine shrub. Plant near a walkway or front door, where you can enjoy its fragrant winter blooms. Small enough to include in the tiniest of gardens. Attractive even when bare in winter, it's cinnamon colored branches in winter will force easily and are lovely in winter bouquets.Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Spirea (Spiraea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Sweetspire (Itea); Weigela (Weigela)
- CareCare InformationAdapts to most soils; tolerates clay if drainage is adequate. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.