Doublefile Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum)
Foliage: Deciduous broadleaf
Height: 10 feet
Spread: 12 feet
Shape: Upright with horizontal branching pattern
Doublefile viburnum is a large wide spreading shrub with a horizontal branching habit and a spectacular flower display in spring.
Zone: 4 to 8
Light: Partial shade to full sun
Soil Type: Sandy, loam, or clay
pH Range: 3.7 to 7.0
Suggested uses for this plant include border, screen, and massing.
Requires well-drained, moist soil. Will not tolerate heavy, clay soils with poor drainage. Plant in full sun for best flowering.
Easy to maintain.
No serious pest problems.
Consult local garden centers, historic or public gardens and arboreta, regarding cultivars and related species that grow well in your area.
Cultivars of Viburnum plicatum:
`Mariesii' has larger and more abundant flowers. ‘Roseum' has flowers that open white and fade to pink.
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October 15, 2018