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
Moderate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Fragrant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Botanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num x JUD-eye
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Flower attributesFragrant
Design 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').
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.
History:
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.