Are viburnum shrubs fast growing?

Are viburnum shrubs fast growing?

Are viburnum shrubs fast growing?

Plant specs Viburnum odoratissimum is a fast grower; suspensum grows at a bit more moderate pace. These evergreen shrubs – odoratissimum and suspensum – can get very big (huge, in fact) but you can keep them trimmed to a reasonable size. Odoratissimum can be kept 4 to 6 feet, suspensum 3 to 5 feet tall.

What conditions do viburnums like?

Viburnums are hardy, easy to grow, and tolerant of most conditions apart from exposed sites with chill winds. Viburnum will grow in sun or partial shade and contribute colourfully to the garden with attractive flowers, often scented and with berries in the Autumn.

How big does a viburnum bush get?

Viburnums range from 3-foot-tall shrubs to 15-foot-tall trees. Here are some of our favorites. ‘Blue Muffin’ viburnum is a compact type of Arrowwood viburnum. It gets 4′ to 7′ tall and produces intense blue fruit in the fall.

Which is the best viburnum?

We’ve picked eight of our favourite viburnums to grow, below.

  • Viburnum davidii.
  • Viburnum opulus.
  • Viburnum x bodnantense.
  • Viburnum fordiae.
  • Viburnum macrocephalum.
  • Viburnum tinus.
  • Viburnum plicatum.
  • Viburnum sargentii.

Is viburnum a good hedge?

Viburnum, vigorous and hardy, should be on every list of the top shrubs for hedges. All viburnum shrubs are easy care, and some have fragrant spring flowers. Creating a viburnum hedge isn’t very difficult.

Can viburnum take full sun?

Unless noted, viburnums grow well in moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but will also tolerate partial shade. North American native viburnums and their cultivars are indicated by an asterisk.

What looks good with viburnum?

Viburnums can be paired and planted with a host of companions, including:

  • Peony.
  • Clematis.
  • Lavender.
  • Iris.
  • Lilac.
  • Hydrangea.
  • Salvia.
  • Hosta.

Why does my viburnum smell?

What is viburnum beetle? Viburnum beetle can defoliate viburnums. Most of the damage is caused by the larvae in spring but some further damage is done by the adult beetles in late summer. Affected Viburnum tinus often produces an unpleasant odour particularly when the foliage is wet.

Are viburnum low maintenance?

Melinda Myers offers a list of hardy shrubs known as Viburnums. Flowers, foliage, fall color and low maintenance describe the versatile viburnum.

Is viburnum poisonous to dogs?

Viburnum tinus has no toxic effects reported.

Are viburnum poisonous to dogs?

According to The ASPCA’s Toxic and Non-Toxic Plant List, no viburnum species are listed as toxic to dogs. Keep in mind that many plants in your yard can be dangerous to you canine if ingested. Some can cause discomfort, stomach upset, or even be fatal.

What can I plant next to viburnum?

What kind of flowers do Viburnum bushes have?

Nice compact evergreen shrub which flowers from winter through to spring. The buds are deep carmine pink and open to clusters of blush white flowers. The flowers are followed by blue-black berries which hold well on the plant. The mid green foliage is lush and extremely tolerant of harsh weather conditions, even strong winds.

When to plant Viburnum at Wairere nursery?

Globular balls of delicious creamy tubular flowers with just a gentle flush of pink decorate this shrub in spring. The flowers are fragrant and followed by red berries. Handsome dark green leathery foliage with tones of red in autumn. Plant in sun or semi-shade. Hardy. Semi-evergreen.

How tall does a Viburnum davidii plant get?

Viburnum Davidii is a hardy evergreen that has white flowers with dark blue centers, healthy green leaves and compact form make it look fantastic mass planted. Very low maintenace and is suited to just about any soil condition. Height 1.5m Width 1.5m …

How tall does a Viburnum rhytidophyllum grow?

I even have this form with variegated leaves – which may be overdoing things. There are tall ones like Viburnum rhytidophyllum and V. awabuki (often sold incorrectly as V. odoratissima), which can grow into small (3m) trees, right down to small shrubs of little more that 1m, like V. davidii and V. plicatum ‘Summer Snowflake’.