Viburnum od. Wintergreen™ (multi-stem)

Wintergreen™ Sweet Viburnum

Category: Evergreen, Flowering, Screening | Size: Small | Hardiness Zones: 8 , 9 , 10 | Growth Rate: Slow
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Here is a new way to provide a large sized hedge or flowering evergreen specimen tree. Dr Ruter of UGA propagated this unusually cold hardy form of Viburnum odoratissima after it survived -8F in North Atlanta. It has remained unharmed and attractive in our nursery (so far 12F). Handsome foliage and heat tolerance make this Sweet Viburnum a good alternate for Osmanthus or larger Ilex. Use it for an evergreen hedge in Zone 8 or Zone 9. Tolerates moderate shade.

Category: Evergreen shrub in the deep South
Hardiness: 8 to 10
Foliage: Dark green
Flower: Tight white panicles, 3-4", very fragrant
Fruit: Red drupes ripen to black
Winter Interest: Evergreen
Texture: Medium
Shape: Dense, rounded, often sheared for hedging
Mature Size: 20' tall by 20' wide
Growth Rate: Slow
Adaptability: Very heat tolerant, tolerates moderate shade
Native Habitat: Asia