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Viburnum x carlcephalum 'Cayuga' is often confused with:
Viburnum carlesii Viburnum carlesii
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Lonicera acuminata Lonicera alseuosmoides
Viburnum x carlcephalum Form
Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum Mature habit

Koreanspice Viburnum Viburnum x carlcephalum 'Cayuga'

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Phonetic Spelling
vih-BUR-num BY karl-sef-uh-lum
Description

Cayuga Viburnum is a cross between V. carlesii and V. x carlcephalum with a compact habit growing 4-10 feet tall and wide. It is a profuse bloomer with 4-inch snowball-shaped clusters of fragrant blooms in spring.

Plant in well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. It is tolerant of a variety of soil types and is drought tolerant once established.

More information on Viburnum x carlcephalum.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Cayuga'
'Cayuga'
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#fragrant flowers#drought tolerant#white flowers#shrub#fall interest#deer resistant#bird friendly#butterfly friendly#partial shade tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Cayuga'
'Cayuga'
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#fragrant flowers#drought tolerant#white flowers#shrub#fall interest#deer resistant#bird friendly#butterfly friendly#partial shade tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Viburnum
    Family:
    Viburnaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Wildlife Value:
    Mildly resistant to deer. Attracts birds and butterflies
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Rounded
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Fruit Type:
    Drupe
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Red drupes mature to black
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Cyme
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Pink buds open to 4 to 5 in. fragrant waxy white flowers on round cymes.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Up to 4 inch long semi-glossy dark green leaves with dull orange-red fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Hedge
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Specimen
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer