- Common Name(s):
- Sandankwa viburnum
Native to Okinawa and other Japanese islands; popular landscaping shrub in Florida and other mild winter climates where it can grow to 12 ft. if left untrimmed. Pruning recommended for shape, in spring and summer to limit fast-growing shoots. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 4-6 ft.
- Dark green leaves cover the shrub densely; they are coarse, oval with serrated edges, roughly 3.5 inches long and 2 inches wide; held oppositely along rough textured dark brown stems.
- Pinkish white flowers in late winter to early spring; fragrant; red fruit
- Sun to shade; moist, well-drained fertile soil
- Erect arching branches
- 6-10 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1835