Wonderfully fragrant white blooms in spring and a full rounded form make this shrub a standout in the landscape. Large, rounded blooms are followed by highly ornamental berries. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.Key Feature:FragrantBlooms:Spring
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num x JUD-eyePlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesFragrantDesign IdeasAn outstanding background shrub for carefree landscapes that blends into the mixed shrub border for seasonal interest. Plant as informal hedge as a visual barrier or privacy screen in sideyards or where neighbors are too close. Makes an excellent food plant for bird and wildlife gardens.Companion PlantsGroup this viburnum with large flowering shrubs such as Pocahontas Canadian Lilac, (Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'), Roseum Elegans Rhododendron, (Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans'), Helene Rose of Sharon, (Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene') and for fall color use Cole's Compact Burning Bush, (Euonymus alatus 'Cole's Compact').
- CareCare InformationFollow 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:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:This viburnum is a hybrid between Korean native V. carlesii and V. bitchiuense, a little known species found in Japan and Korea. It was bred by William H. Judd, who propagated many plants at the Arnold Arboretum and introduced this one around 1920.Lore:The genus Viburnum contains species native to nearly every continent on earth.