Viburnum x Burkwoodii – Burkwood Viburnum

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If you want great fragrance and fall color, this is the viburnum for you.  It has become one of the most popular viburnum because of its attractive shiny leaves as they emerge.  A close competition between the carlesii, juddi, and burwoodii for the most fragrant viburnum.  Also one of the best viburnum for fall color.  Plant this hybrid in moist, slighly acidic soils in full sun for best results. To avoid bacterial leaf spot, crown gall, powdery mildew, rusts, aphids, and thrips, plant in soil with good drainage.

US Hardiness Zone:5b
Berry Color: Ripens from green to red to black
Size (Height/Width)7-10 ft tall
5-7 ft wide
Exposure:Mostly sunny
Bloom Time(s):Mid to late April
Growth Rate:
Native Country:Hybridized selection (No native area)
Flowering Season:Spring
Flower Color:Pink when budding, white in bloom
Fragrant?:Yes
Full Botanical Name:Viburnum x burkwoodii

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Content Sources: Missouri Botanical Garden, Gary Kling – University of Illinois, University of Illinois Extension

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