Attractive hedge, screen or windbreak with lustrous dark green leaves. Foliage holds up to Midwestern winters with no discoloration. Pink buds open to creamy-white flowers. Evergreen.
- OverviewWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast grower to 10 ft. tall and wide.Key Feature:Year-Round InterestBlooms:Spring
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num pra-GEN-seAverage landscape size:Fast grower to 10 ft. tall and wide.Blooms:SpringDesign IdeasHere is a fine evergreen that keeps its deep green leaves looking attractive year-round, even in harsh winters in its range. Use as a single accent or plant it as a tall hedge or windbreak.Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Sweetspire (Itea); Magnolia (Magnolia)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.Watering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.