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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Shasta'/Shasta Doublefile Viburnum

Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Shasta' / Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Shasta'
A shrub with horizontally spreading branches
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A shrub with horizontally spreading branches

White lacecap flowers cover the plant in spring

Red berries are produced by the sterile yellowish flowers undeneath the white lacecaps

Here both the lacecap sterile flowers and the yellowish sterile flowers can be seen

Large number of red fruit produced

Branch with bright red fruit in late summer

A close view of the striking red fruit

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Scientific Name: Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Shasta'
Common Name: Shasta Doublefile Viburnum
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
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Comments: It is the first doublefile that resulted from a breed program for the imporvement of this species. It is a strongly horizontal, large shrub, twice as wide as high that grows under a wide range of conditions. It does well in full sun, except in the deep South where it need some afternoon shade. The large outside, lacecap flower are sterile and partically cover the inner fertile ones. Used as a specimen, in borders, massed in groups amd where a good horizontally branching plant in a needed landscape element.