WABI-SABI®

Viburnum - Doublefile

Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum

'SMNVPTFD'

USPP 29,553; CBRAF

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  • Dwarf habit
  • Unique form
  • Very floriferous
Description

Structural elegance for the landscape.

Wabi-Sabi® viburnum is a landscape-worthy selection with a unique low-growing, strongly horizontal habit. In spring, branches are covered in large lacecap flowers, borne with the striking habit typical of doublefile viburnum. High quality foliage carries it through the rest of the season with grace and charm. Ideal for edging or planting atop brick walls.

USDA Zone
5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
2 - 3'
Width
3 - 4'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Moist, well-drained soils are required.

Pruning

Blooms on old wood - prune after flowering if desired. Remove oldest stems periodically to encourage juvenile growth.

Uses

Mixed borders; edging; foundation planting; specimen; rock gardens

Growing Tips

Does not tolerate clay soils or poor drainage. Requires shade during the hottest part of the day in the warmer parts of its range.