Viburnum × bodnantense ‘Dawn’

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Enjoy this bush in the Spring and Fall from dusk to ‘Dawn.’ This early-flowering Viburnum cultivar sets its pink flowers prior to leafing. The leaves turn burgundy or reddish-purple in Autumn as well, making this a plant with multiple seasons of interest. It is best to plant this shrub in moist-well-drained soils in a sheltered part of the landscape to protect the flowers from early Spring cold.

US Hardiness Zone:5a
Berry Color: Red maturing to black
Size (Height/Width)8-10 ft tall
4-6 ft wide
Exposure:Full sun to part shade
Bloom Time(s):March to April
Growth Rate:Average
Native Country:Cultivar (No native area)
Flowering Season:Early Spring
Flower Color:Pink
Fragrant?:Yes
Full Botanical Name:Viburnum × bodnantense 'Dawn'

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Content Sources: 1. Missouri Botanical Garden 2. Classic Viburnums

 

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