Winterthur Smooth Viburnum

Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur'

Fragrant, creamy white flowers, followed by white fruit that darkens to pink before maturing to blue. Shiny deep green foliage turns cinnabar red in the fall. Plant in groups for better fruit production. Attractive in shrub borders, hedges and foundation plantings. Works well for low spots or at the damp edges of streams and ponds. Deciduous.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.


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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num NEW-doom
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Chokeberry (Aronia); Siberian Iris (Iris siberica); Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Elderberry (Sambucus)

Thrives in loamy, acidic, moist, well-drained soil; tolerates wet, boggy conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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