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Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

SHINY DANCER®

Viburnum

Viburnum

'NCVX1'

USPP 28,095

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Shiny Dancer viburnum in a landscape with very glossy green and red leaves White flower cluster on Shiny Dancer viburnum A handsome specimen of Shiny Dancer viburnum planted in a red glazed ceramic container The heavily textured glossy foliage of Shiny Dancer viburnum with an emerging flower bud in the center
  • High quality foliage
  • Compact
  • Deer resistant
Description

Shiny Dancer® viburnum is an extraordinary compact selection with waxy leaves that take on an attractive red flush. The dark green, heavily-textured foliage turn deep burgundy in fall. Abundant creamy white flowers adorn this shrub in spring. This easy-to-grow, adaptable landscape plant will produce fruit when planted near V. 'Huron' or V. 'Chippewa'.

Awards
Boskoop Royal Horticultural Society Silver Medal
USDA Zone
6 - 8 (-10°F/-23°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
3 - 5'
Width
3 - 5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Semi-evergreen
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
4", Quick Turn

Soil

Adaptable, but avoid wet soils.

Pruning

Blooms on old wood - prune after flowering if desired, though this will remove the potential for fruit.

Uses

Mixed borders; hedges; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips

May be hardy to USDA zone 5 with protection. Benefits from mulch.