Dwarf Cranberry Bush
Viburnum opulus 'Nanum'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||vy-BER-num OP-ew-lus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall and slightly wider.|
|Bloom Time||Sporadic summer blooms; does not produce fruit.|
|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.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Mounding|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Dwarf Hedge Plant|
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