Viburnum plicatum tomentosum 'Mariesii'Item #7406 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
The broadly rounded form on this medium-sized deciduous shrub supports tiered horizontal branches that display the magnificent, large, white, lacecap flower clusters, creating a stunning show in spring. The pleated, green foliage may develop fall color in some regions. The red fruit in fall is very ornamental.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num ply-KAY-tum toh-men-TOH-sumPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late SpringFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasThe horizontal branches of this shrub give it a beautiful form in leaf, flower and berry. Give it room to spread its 10 feet, as pruning the ends of the branches spoils its elegance. It works well with taller companions in the mixed border.Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Peony (Paeonia); Clematis (Clematis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Salvia (Salvia)
- CareCare InformationHighly adaptable but thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic well-drained soils with consistent moisture. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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