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Korean Spice Viburnum

Viburnum carlesii

Pronunciation: vy-BER-num kar-LEE-see-eye
SKU #07395

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Description Large clusters of spicy-scented, waxy pink flowers fade to white. Bright red berries fade to black in fall. Foliage becomes red and burgundy in autumn. Works well for shrub borders, in the back of perennial beds, and in foundation plantings. Plant near windows, patios and living areas to enjoy the fragrance. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide; up to 8 ft. tall with age.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border
Design Ideas Display this shrub where you can enjoy the incredible fragrance of its spring flowers. Its spreading form can be included in the border with perennials and smaller shrubs. It can also take part shade, always a valuable asset in a shrub.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Arborviate (Thuja); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Allium (Allium); Spurge (Euphorbia); Rosemary (Rosemarinus)
Care Easily grown in average, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; does not tolerate soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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