Viburnum davidiiItem #7420 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
A showy, low-growing, compact, evergreen to semi-evergreen shrub valued for its glossy dark green leaves and metallic turquoise blue fruit. Planting two or more plants will ensure good cross-pollination for consistent berry production. Use to create a low hedge or for a foundation shrub with ferns, azaleas and other acid-loving plants.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vy-BER-num day-VID-eyePlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring flowers, followed by fall fruit.Flower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasThe metallic blue fruit of this small evergreen shrub is a fine, showy characteristic. Plant a row along the front walk or use a small group as an accent next to the door where you will be able to enjoy the year-round handsome look.Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Astilbe (Astilbe); Beautyberry (Callicarpa)
- CareCare InformationProvide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers consistent moisture but tolerates mild drought. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.