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Viburnum x juddii

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
vih-BUR-num BY JUD-ee-eye
Description

Judd Viburnum is a hybrid shrub that was introduced in 1920 and grows 6-8 feet tall and wide with an upright rounded habit. The pink buds open to snowball clusters of fragrant white blooms in the spring. The fall color is good with reds and purples.

It is adaptable to various soil types and is drought tolerant once established. It attracts birds and pollinators and is drought tolerant once established. Use this shrub as a screen/hedge, in the border or as a specimen plant.

 

 

 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Sloped Front Yard
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#full sun tolerant#showy berries#fragrant flowers#specimen#shrub#fall interest#hedges#deer resistant#foundation planting#border planting#bird friendly#butterfly friendly#partial shade tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#full sun tolerant#showy berries#fragrant flowers#specimen#shrub#fall interest#hedges#deer resistant#foundation planting#border planting#bird friendly#butterfly friendly#partial shade tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Viburnum
    Family:
    Viburnaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Wildlife Value:
    Mildly resistant to deer. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 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:
    Rounded
    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)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8b, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Type:
    Drupe
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit ripens from red to black in late summer or fall.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Cyme
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Shape:
    Saucer
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Flowers are 2.5 to 3.5 in. rounded cymes in spring which are highly fragrant. Pink buds open to white blooms.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Oblong
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    2.5 inch lustrous dark green leaves which turn reddish-purple in fall.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Hedge
    Screen/Privacy
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought