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Airy clusters of tiny white flowers atop the deep green foliage of Yang viburnum davidii Small flower buds atop the deep green foliage of Yang viburnum davidii The handsome, deeply incised evergreen foliage of Yang viburnum in front of Winecraft Black cotinus Foliage on Yang viburnum sports unique parallel lines for a textural effect in the landscape
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Dr. Tom Ranney
North Carolina, USA

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YANG™

Viburnum

Viburnum

'NCVX3'

PPAF; CBRAF

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Airy clusters of tiny white flowers atop the deep green foliage of Yang viburnum davidii Small flower buds atop the deep green foliage of Yang viburnum davidii The handsome, deeply incised evergreen foliage of Yang viburnum in front of Winecraft Black cotinus Foliage on Yang viburnum sports unique parallel lines for a textural effect in the landscape
  • Compact
  • Heat tolerant
  • Elegant evergreen
Description

Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney at NCSU, Yang viburnum is an elegant, compact evergreen hybrid (V. davidii x V. propinquum) that has thick, glossy, bluish-green leaves and showy round clusters of white spring flowers. The flowers are followed by elliptical blue fruit if pollinated by Yin™ viburnum.

USDA Zone 7b - 9 (5°F/-14.9°C)

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Exposure Part sun, Shade

Height 2'

Width 4'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Evergreen

Bloom Time Spring; Fall fruit

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Best in moist but well-drained soils. Tolerates acidic to slightly alkaline (pH 8.0) conditions.

Pruning Regular pruning and trimming is not needed and not recommended. Branches can be selectively pruned as needed.

Uses Handsome low-growing evergreen for edging, ground cover, and slopes. Nice in woodland gardens.

Growing Tips Plant with Yin viburnum to ensure good fruit on both plants.