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Judd Viburnum

Viburnum x juddii

Wonderfully fragrant white blooms in spring and a full rounded form make this shrub a standout in the landscape. Large, rounded blooms are followed by highly ornamental berries. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num JUD-ee-eye
LoreThe genus Viburnum contains species native to nearly every continent on earth.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasAn outstanding background shrub for carefree landscapes that blends into the mixed shrub border for seasonal interest. Plant as informal hedge as a visual barrier or privacy screen in sideyards or where neighbors are too close. Makes an excellent food plant for bird and wildlife gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth Habit9
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureFall Color
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsGroup this viburnum with large flowering shrubs such as Pocahontas Canadian Lilac, (Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'), Roseum Elegans Rhododendron, (Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans'), Helene Rose of Sharon, (Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene') and for fall color use Cole's Compact Burning Bush, (Euonymus alatus 'Cole's Compact').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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