Viburnum x burkwoodiiItem #7360 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
Prized for its stunning clusters of pinkish white spring flowers with a wonderful spicy-sweet fragrance and beautiful, lustrous, dark green foliage. The upright, fully branched form is well-suited for use as a hedge, screen or accent plant. Evergreen to semi-evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing, upright habit reaches 6 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num x berk-WOOD-eyePlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing, upright habit reaches 6 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:PinkGarden styleCottageDesign IdeasThis tall shrub can be used for good effect against an arbor where it almost looks like a climber. Its handsome, glossy foliage and fragrant flowers will provide interest from early spring through fall.Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Sweetspire (Itea); Magnolia (Magnolia)
- CareCare InformationProvide well-draining soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, appearance, prune annually to shape.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.