Viburnum - Witherod

Viburnum cassinoides


USPP 27,549; CBR 5943

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Lil Ditty dwarf viburnum in full bloom in a bed near an antique farm implement Closeup of the white flowers of Lil Ditty viburnum Four specimens of Lil Ditty viburnum in a landscape
  • Dwarf habit
  • Native to North America
  • Deer resistant

One of the smallest viburnum on the market, Lil' Ditty® witherod viburnum is a puffball of creamy-white, fragrant flowers in late spring. Glossy foliage takes on good fall color and dwarf habit makes it eminently versatile for both residential and commercial landscapes.

USDA Zone 3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 1 - 2'

Width 1 - 2'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Late spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Prefers moist, well drained soil but will tolerate wet conditions.

Pruning Thanks to its compact, dwarf habit, pruning is rarely needed. Blooms on old wood.

Uses Mixed borders; wildlife gardens and naturalizing; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips Viburnum cassinoides is noted for its beautiful fruit, similar to that of V. nudum. There are no compatible pollinators for Lil' Ditty® on the market; however, this species is widespread through North America and wild specimens may serve as pollinators.