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Viburnum × burkwoodii 'Mohawk'


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Viburnum × burkwoodii 'Mohawk' vy-BURN-um ex burk-WOOD-ee-eye Genus: Viburnum
This shrub has a compact, rounded form, growing 8-10 feet tall and wide. In early spring, it produces showy lipstick-red buds that open to white flowers. Once open, the flowers scent the air with their spicy, clove-like perfume for another two weeks. The glossy dark green foliage is handsome throughout the growing season and resistant to bacterial leaf spot and powdery mildew. Foliage turns orange-red in autumn.
Care: Provide moderately fertile, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Shelter from cold, drying winds. Thrives in both hot and cold climates.
Propagation: Take greenwood cuttings in summer.
Problems: Gray mold (Botrytis), rust, downy mildew, wood rot, Verticillium wilt, leaf spots, and dieback. Aphids, scale insects, weevils, Japanese beetles, mealybugs, Viburnum beetle, and tree hoppers.
Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Birds; Fragrant Flowers; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Spring; Spring
Flower Color White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Hedge, Screening
Style Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Shrubs

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