• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Slow growing to 4 to 6 feet tall and wide, or up to 8 feet in old age.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Fragrant
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Spring
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num kar-LEE-see-eye
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 11, 14 - 24
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 4 to 6 feet tall and wide, or up to 8 feet in old age.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Design IdeasDisplay this shrub where you can enjoy the incredible fragrance of its spring flowers. Its spreading form can be included in the border with perennials and smaller shrubs. It can also take part shade, always a valuable asset in a shrub.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.