Copyright © 2020 Clemson UniversityClemson Cooperative Extension | 103 Barre Hall Clemson, SC 29634864-986-4310 | Contact UsHGIC@clemson.edu, Rain Garden Plants: Muhlenbergia capillaris – Muhly Grass, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Centipedegrass Yearly Maintenance Program. You can also buy tree form viburnums from a nursery and save yourself a lot of shrub-shaping. Nature Hills makes a determined effort to offer several species because the viburnum has proven to be a superb shrub family! Anise (lllicium parviflorum) – Grows 10’ to 15’ tall and almost as wide. Plants sucker and can form large colonies. It grows 10 to 12 feet tall with very showy flower clusters composed entirely of sterile flowers (produce no fruit). Fruit are red, which finally turn to a glossy black. Lantanaphyllum Viburnum (V. x rhytidophylloides): This semi-evergreen to evergreen viburnum is similar in appearance to leatherleaf viburnum. It is a dense, pyramidal shrub with lustrous dark green foliage that emerge with reddish tips in the spring. It has a dense, compact form, growing 8 to 10 feet tall and wide. The leaves are 3 to 8 inches long and 1½ to 4 inches wide. Name: dana aka iris28 tristate area, ky z6b. David viburnum may take cold damage if a warm winter is followed by late frosts. Full to partial sun. ‘Autumn Jazz’ is vase shaped, 8 to 10 feet tall by 10 to 12 feet wide with red, yellow, orange, and burgundy fall color. Fruit starts rose pink and matures to blue-black in fall. Lustrous, dark green leaves with the three impressed veins is characteristic of David viburnum (Viburnum davidii). Chindo Viburnum (Viburnum awabuki ‘Chindo’) - Grows to 10' to 20'. The doublefile viburnum (Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Mariesii') is a medium-sized deciduous shrub (8 to 16 feet in height) that blooms with white flowers from April to May.The dark green leaves on this dense, multi-stemmed shrub are toothed and oval in … Soon after the viburnum flowers in spring, use your hedge clippers to get it back under control. ‘Cayuga’ is a hybrid that was created by backcrossing. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Pink buds open to white flowers in April. Joey Williamson, ©2007 HGIC, Clemson Extension. The genus Viburnum is immense, and choosing the right selection for your garden is not easy. The following cultivars are heat tolerant down to the lower Piedmont. They grow best with moist but well-drained soil and some shade. ‘Mariesii’ is noted for its layered, horizontal branching and large white flower clusters. This large shrub grows into an upright dense mound. General Information. This amazing Snowball bush Viburnum is ready to dazzle you, your family and friends. Walter’s Viburnum (V. obovatum): Native to the coastal plains of South Carolina, this species is hardy throughout the state. Flowers are most abundant in full sun, but afternoon or dappled shade will help prevent summer wilting. Berries are bright red, and persist from fall well into winter. For sweet viburnum information including how to care for sweet viburnum, read on. It blooms in April with 2- to 4-inch clusters of small fertile flowers edged with large, sterile flowers, giving a lace cap effect. You can also buy tree form viburnums from a nursery and save yourself a lot of shrub-shaping. To train a viburnum to be a tree, prune the lower branches off to create a trunk. This tall shrub makes an excellent hedge or screen, providing fragrant flowers and fall/winter fruit. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Plants are heat tolerant and will grow well in most areas, but will not tolerate drought. Make sure this fits by entering your model number. Size: Under 10 feet Soil: Average Sun: Shade Growth: Fast — Has the potential to grow 24 inches or more annually. Previously viburnums were included in the plant family Caprifoliaceae; however, recently they have been moved into the family Adoxaceae, along with elderberries (Sambucus species). What are the characteristics of snowball viburnum? In bloom it resembles the layered look of flowering dogwood. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Versatile and beautiful, Viburnum awabuki works well as a hedge, specimen shrub or small single-trunked tree. Muted red fall color of fragrant snowball viburnum Viburnum x carlecephalum ‘Cayuga’. Evergreen. Fall color varies from yellow to purple and red. Your climate might be too cold for this plant: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Chindo has a pronounced upright and pyramidal growth form, according to North Carolina State University, and … The fall color is bright orange to red purple. Viburnums are mostly moderate- to fast-growing plants. Trim off all excess growth, including new branches coming up from the roots. Fast grower to 12 feet tall, 8 feet wide. Fruit are red and mature to purple-black. Soon after the viburnum flowers in spring, use your hedge clippers to get it back under control. It grows well throughout the state, prefers part shade, is heat tolerant and also tolerates wet soil. The white flowers consist of 2- to 4- inch clusters of small fertile blossoms ringed with larger, sterile blossoms for a lace cap effect. Plants grow best in the upper Piedmont, in moist but well-drained soil, in partial shade to shade. COVID-19 Extension Updates and Resources ... 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