A specimen of fragrant Burkwoodii viburnum in a landscape White flower cluster of Burkwoodii viburnum

Burkwood viburnum

Viburnum - Burkwood

Viburnum x burkwoodii

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A specimen of fragrant Burkwoodii viburnum in a landscape White flower cluster of Burkwoodii viburnum
  • Fragrant
  • Award winner
  • Deer resistant
Description
Spicy fragrant blooms are pink in bud and open white. Glossy semi-evergreen foliage gives this plant multi-season appeal. Its blooms typically last longer than those of other fragrant viburnums.

Awards RHS Award of Garden Merit

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", 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.