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Dwarf Cranberry Bush

Viburnum opulus 'Nanum'

SKU
07465
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.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num OP-ew-lus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSporadic summer blooms.
Design IdeasNo 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Peony (Paeonia); Clematis (Clematis); Iris (Iris); Lavender (Lavandula)

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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