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Viburnum carlesii/Korean Spice Viburnum


Spring flowers

Closer view of foliage

Clusters of wax-like flowers

Close-up image of foliage

Tubuilar shaped flowers have a ligth pink cast

Flowers are extremely fragrant

Not all flowers open at the same time

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Scientific Name: Viburnum carlesii
Common Name: Korean Spice Viburnum
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: This is just one of many viburnums that makes an excellent specimen shrub or planted in mass to form a hedge. It blooms in the spring and produces red berries that eventually turn black later in the fall. The foliage is gray-green during the growing season and turns a reddish color in autumn. Flowers are fragramt