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Viburnum utile /Service Viburnum


Young emerging foliage and flower bud

Flower buds and foliage

Shrub with heavy flower bud set

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Scientific Name: Viburnum utile
Common Name: Service Viburnum
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Blue, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This viburnum produces an open leggy form with leathery dark green foliage. In shade the plant form is quite open. With direct sunlight plants are more compact. There are several special cultivars offered in the trade.