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Dwarf Cranberry Bush

Viburnum opulus 'Nanum'

Pronunciation: vy-BER-num OP-ew-lus
SKU #07465
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A dwarf deciduous shrub grown for its dense mounding habit and small size. The many branches are covered with small glossy tri-lobed leaves that have a red-tinge when they emerge. A handsome hedge or filler plant with outstanding red fall foliage. Produces occasional showy white flower clusters in the summer.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Sporadic summer blooms.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Ground Cover
Design Ideas No flowers needed here--this handsome small shrub offers red-tinged new growth and red fall color. And between those times, its mounding habit and clean, lobed leaves are a good foil to flowering shrubs and perennials in the border.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Lilac (Syringa); Peony (Paeonia); Clematis (Clematis); Iris (Iris); Lavender (Lavandula)
CARE
Care Tolerant of a wide range of soils; prefers average, loamy, well-drained soil with consistent moisture. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.