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Viburnum davidii /David Viburnum

Viburnum davidii  / Viburnum davidii
Tight mounds of foliage with elongated leaves
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Tight mounds of foliage with elongated leaves

Foliage and spring flowers produced in clusters at the tips of terminal shoots

Young spring growth and developing flower buds

Mass, ground cover planting in the Zurich, Switzerland Botanical Garden

Low, spreading evergreen shrub

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Scientific Name: Viburnum davidii
Common Name: David Viburnum
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Blue, Black
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Comments: This is a low growing viburnum that produces a compact mounding form with dark glossy green leathery foliage with strong parallel veins and clusters of white flowers in spring. It cannot tolerate intense heat nor real cold winters. Conditions in zone 8 seem about right for this shrub.