SPICE BABY™

Viburnum - Koreanspice

Viburnum carlesii

'SMVCB'

USPP 25,872; CBR 5307

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Spice Baby dwarf Koreanspice viburnum growing in a spring landscape with green grass and sprouting trees Closeup of the pink and white flowers of Spice Baby Koreanspice viburnum A hedge of Spice Baby dwarf Koreanspice viburnum in a landscape YouTube video describing the plant shown on this page
  • Fragrant
  • Compact
  • Vigorous
Description

Compact and fragrant. With its fragrant spring blooms and attractive habit, compact Spice Baby™ Koreanspice viburnum brings greater versatility to this always-popular genus. Stronger growing than other compact varieties, it's an ideal way to bring the intoxicating fragrance of Koreanspice viburnum to small spaces.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 3.5 - 5'

Width 3.5 - 5'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Deciduous

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; mixed borders; foundation plantings.

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