Newport® Doublefile Viburnum
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - MediumMature Height - 5-6'Mature Width - 5-6'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Snowball-like clusters of sterile snow-white flowers 0.75-1.5" wide, with 4-5 lobes in May. Flowers profusely when mature, though not fragrant. Generally, V. plicatum plants flower 2-3 weeks later than V. p. var. tomentosum plants.Fruit - Rarely fruits.Leaf - Fall Color - Burgundy leaves.Bark - Young branches stellate tomentose; older branches dark gray or brownish, orangish lenticelsOther Features - V. plicatum cultivars are possibly the most elegant of flowering shrubs.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Fibrous rooted, transplants well, demands moist, well-drained soil; will not tolerate heavy, clayey, poorly drained soils. Cut back to 12" from the ground to rejuvenate old overgrown or ratty branches.Native Habitat - China, Japan. Introduced 1865. Zone 5 to 7(8).Diseases and Insects - No serious diseases, though heat and drought of the summer may induce marginal leaf necrosis.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Viburnum.- Other plants of the family Adoxaceae.- Other plants of the genus Viburnum.- Other plants of the species Viburnum plicatum.