Very round white and pink flower clusters of Cayuga viburnum

‘Cayuga’

Viburnum - Fragrant Snowball

Viburnum x carlcephalum

'Cayuga'

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Very round white and pink flower clusters of Cayuga viburnum
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Deer resistant
Description

This hybrid viburnum is very similar to V. carlesii. It has large, very fragrant flowers and pink buds. It also has improved resistance to leaf diseases and a compact, upright oval habit. Introduced by Don Egolf of the U.S. National Arboretum.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 5 - 6'

Width 6 - 8'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early spring

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Soil Though adaptable to most soils aside from those that are very wet, this species prefers moist but well-drained and slightly acidic conditions.

Pruning Blooms on old wood - prune after flowering if desired.

Uses Specimen plant; foundation plantings; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Shade tolerant, though flowering and fall color is best with a minimum of 4-6 hours of sun each day.