Viburnum 'Onondaga'

Viburnum 'Onondaga'

Unsung heroes.

 
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Spring to summer the white, lace cap like flowers unfurl from the tiny pink buds. The flowers open from the outside in, creating a splendid and lasting show.

The green foliage of Viburnum ‘Onondarga’ has a handsome, burgundy flush, most noticeable on new leaves. The leaves are Maple shaped and grow to around 12cm long. In autumn the leaves turn red and purple before falling, revealing a nice, upright branch structure.

Viburnum ‘Onondarga’ holds the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit so you know it is easy care and a good performer.

Viburnums are often the unsung heroes of the garden, but once you see them in action, you just have to have one! Viburnums offer year round interest with a different show for every season; spring and summer flowers and or berries, autumn foliage and winter branch structure. Adding shrubs such as these to your garden provides good structure or bones to the garden.

The blooms are a combination of large infertile flowers and small, fertile flowers in the middle. If the blooms are fertilized they will mature to nice, ornamental, rose red fruits that age to black (inedible – to us but the birds love them).

Viburnums are vigorous shrubs that becomes dry tolerant once they establish, and they make great specimen plants.

Viburnums will grow in average to humus rich, well drained soils. Suitable for a part shade to full sun position. Prune as required after the flowers gave finished.


Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10 cm

Code

VBSON

Botantical name

Viburnum sargentii

Height

1-3m

Width

1-2m

Flowers

Spring to Summer

Climate

Cool to Temperate

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Size

10 cm

Water needs

1