Summer Snowflake Viburnum

Viburnum plicatum tomentosum 'Summer Snowflake'

SKU
07397
A beautiful medium-size shrub with a broadly rounded form. The tiered horizontal branches magnificently display the showy white flower clusters. Highly ornamental red fruit develops in the fall. An excellent specimen or hedge plant. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num ply-KAY-tum toh-men-TOH-sum
LoreIn China, viburnums have been part of their botanical pharmacoepia for centuries.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Summer
Design IdeasA beautiful white flowering shrub that makes an outstanding background for beds and mixed borders. Spreads out generously along fence lines and fills in foundation planting along large barren walls. A natural for shrub borders and island planting. Perfect candidate for English cottage gardens or American country and colonial style landscapes. Exceptional choice for all white and moon gardens. A natural addition to wildlife gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureFall Color, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Peony (Paeonia); Clematis (Clematis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Salvia (Salvia)

Thrives in loamy well-drained soils with consistent moisture, but highly adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune as needed, immediately after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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