Shrub of the Week: Mayflower Viburnum

This week’s selection you should be able to find out in your yard or neighborhood as it is a popular plant. This week’s shrub is the…

Mayflower Viburnum

Viburnum ‘carlesii’mayflower viburnum

Mayflower viburnum is a versatile plant. It’s bright pink clusters of buds open to fragarant white flower clusters in late April to mid May.  When planted by the door or a frequently opened window it will fill the house as well as the yard with fragrance.

It’s a zone 4 plant that appreciates full sun but will do fine in partial shade as well. So on the east, south, or west side of a fence, home, or tree line it should do just fine.

Mayflower ViburnumMayflowers grow to 6-8’ with a 6-8’ spread and will work as an accent plant or in a mass planting.

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