Viburnum davidiiItem #7420 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
Showy evergreen shrub valued for its glossy dark green leaves and metallic turquoise blue fruit. Planting two or more plants will ensure good cross pollination for consistent berry production. Use as foundation shrub with ferns, azaleas and other acid loving plants.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num day-VID-eyePlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Ornamental Berries, Year-round InterestFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring flowers followed by fall fruit.Flower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasThe metallic blue fruit of this small evergreen shrub is a fine, showy characteristic. Plant a row along the front walk or use a small group as an accent next to the door where you will be able to enjoy the year-round handsome look.Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Hosta (Hosta)
- CareCare InformationProvide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.