Closeup of the white and pink flowers of Mohawk viburnum each with five petals

‘Mohawk’

Viburnum - Burkwood

Viburnum x burkwoodii

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Closeup of the white and pink flowers of Mohawk viburnum each with five petals
  • Fragrant
  • Award winner
  • Disease resistant
Description

A backcross of Viburnum x burkwoodii by V. carlesii made by Don Egolf in 1953, 'Mohawk' viburnum is noted for its deep red flower buds. They open to intensely fragrant white flowers. Highly floriferous and very disease resistant.

Awards Gold Medal Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

USDA Zone 5b - 8 (-15°F/-26.1°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 5 - 8'

Width 5 - 8'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Semi-evergreen

Bloom Time Early spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4"

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 Grown mostly for its fragrant blooms, it will set some fairly nice red fruit if a compatible pollinator is planted nearby. If fruit is desired, avoid pruning.