Viburnum setigerunt

Tea Viburnum

Gardening aficionados rave about the supposed sculptural quality of the branches and the handsome, persistent red fruit. Try to sell this plant on the open market, however, and you probably wouldn't do too well. If used in a border where the bare stems can be masked by face; plants, it can serve a wonderful function. Typically, plants are upright-arching in habit, with foliage only on the up|>er half of the shrub. Inconspicuous white flowers occur in 1* to diameter, Mat-topped cymes in May and June, and one has to look pretty hard to see if plants are actually in Mower. The in.-long, egg-shapedr bright red fruit ripen in September and October and persist into late fall This species prefers fult sun for best fruit set, hut reasonable fruiting does occur in shady environments. Grows fi to 12 ft, high, 6 to 10 ft. wide. Zones 5 to 1, China,

Cultlvars and Varieties. 'Aurantiacum" offers orange fruit and provides a pleasing color element in the shrub border.

Viburnum setigerwn, Tea Viburnum

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Viburnum seltgcrum iruil and fall totor

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Viburnum seltgcrum iruil and fall totor

Viburnum setigerwn, Tea Viburnum

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