Viburnum x burkwoodii
Pronunciation: vy-BER-num berk-WOOD-ee-eye
|Description||Prized for its stunning clusters of pinkish white spring flowers with a wonderful spicy-sweet fragrance and beautiful, lustrous, dark green foliage. The upright, fully branched form is well-suited for use as a hedge, screen or accent plant. Evergreen to semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing, upright habit reaches 6 to 12 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Poolside, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Design Ideas||This tall shrub can be used for good effect against an arbor where it almost looks like a climber. Its handsome, glossy foliage and fragrant flowers will provide interest from early spring through fall.|
|Companion Plants||Magnolia (Magnolia); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Witch Hazel (Hamamelis); Sweetspire (Itea)|
|Care||Provide well-draining soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, appearance, prune annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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