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Viburnum plicatum 'Fireworks'

Fireworks Doublefile Viburnum

Viburnum

Comments

A breathtaking shrub with flat top cymes of white flowers in spring, showy flowers are sterile and surround unshowy fertile blooms; berries begin red and ripen to black; large growing habit and glossy foliage add up to a fine specimen plant

Description

A breathtaking shrub with flat top cymes of white flowers in spring, showy flowers are sterile and surround unshowy fertile blooms; berries begin red and ripen to black; large growing habit and glossy foliage add up to a fine specimen plant

Landscape Attributes

Fireworks Doublefile Viburnum is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Fireworks Doublefile Viburnum is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Fireworks Doublefile Viburnum will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 feet

10 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

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