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David Viburnum

Viburnum davidii

SKU
07420
A showy, low-growing, compact, evergreen to semi-evergreen shrub valued for its glossy dark green leaves and metallic turquoise blue fruit. Planting two or more plants will ensure good cross-pollination for consistent berry production. Use to create a low hedge or as a foundation shrub with ferns, azaleas and other acid-loving plants.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num da-VID-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring flowers, followed by fall fruit.
Design IdeasThe metallic blue fruit of this small evergreen shrub is a fine, showy characteristic. Plant a row along the front walk or use a small group as an accent next to the door where you will be able to enjoy the year-round handsome look.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Poolside, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureOrnamental Berries, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Astilbe (Astilbe); Beautyberry (Callicarpa)

Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers consistent moisture but tolerates mild drought. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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