• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast grower to 6-8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num ply-KAY-tum
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth habit:Round
    Average landscape size:Fast grower to 6-8 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleRustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly 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:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    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.