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Viburnum x burkwoodii

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Description

Burkwood viburnum is an easy to grow shrub that has showy fragrant flowers and will attract wildlife to your yard.  Prune after flowering, however be aware you will remove some fruits that are showy in the summer.  This particular hybrid is not as showy as other with its summer fruit display.  To have the best cross-pollianation and fruit display plant in groups rather than as specimens.  Mature plants have excellent heat and drought tolerance.  Leaves turn maroon in fall but remain evergreen in zones 7 and 8.  This hybrid is a cross between V. utile and V. carlesii.

Seasons of Interest:

Foliage: Fall  Bloom: Spring, April Fruit: Summer, red ripen to black drupe

Wildlife Value:  This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  No serious insect or disease problems.  The cultivar 'Mohawk' is particularly disease resistant. 

Compare this plant to:  Viburnum utile, Viburnum carlesii

Cultivars:
  • 'Mohawk'
Tags:
#fragrant#white#butterflies#pink#showy flowers#deciduous#fall color#birds#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#low maintenance#deer resistant#shrub border
Cultivars:
  • 'Mohawk'
Tags:
#fragrant#white#butterflies#pink#showy flowers#deciduous#fall color#birds#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#low maintenance#deer resistant#shrub border
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Viburnum
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer