Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum 'Popcorn'Item #40720 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
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Profuse clusters of small, popcorn-ball-shaped blooms line each branch in spring. Handsome, deeply-veined green foliage turns red to purple in fall. Lovely compact hedge or foundation plant. This selection is earlier flowering than others of its type, and more heat and drought tolerant when established.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast grower to 6-8 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num ply-KAY-tumPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:RoundAverage landscape size:Fast grower to 6-8 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Compact Form, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Color, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleRustic
- CareCare InformationHighly adaptable but thrives in enriched, well-drained soil. Follow 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. Prune only as needed, immediately after flowering.Pruning time: late spring to early summer..Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:A selection by Dr. David Leach, 'Popcorn' has a more compact growth habit, smaller in stature than the typical Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum, and is considered more heat and drought tolerant.