Approximately one hundred fifty species of Viburnum are native to North
America, Europe and Asia. They are shrubs and small trees. This large
evergreen shrub is native to Asia. It has a
dense habit and makes a great hedge. Fragrant clusters of white flowers appear in
late winter and early spring.
Light: sun, part shade
Water: moist, well-drained soil, somewhat drought tolerant
Soil: adaptable to soil types, no other special requirements
This plant grows well in Jacksonville in a sunny or partly shaded site. It is often planted where a smaller shrub would be more appropriate. As a result, it is often trimmed so hard that it loses its natural beauty.