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Viburnum plicatum ‘'Shasta'’

Viburnum

Viburnum, whether evergreen or deciduous, is certainly a shrub for all seasons: there’s ‘Diana’ to usher in spring and ‘Summer Snowflake’ adorning graduation and June weddings. Blazing with autumn color, and all bearing lustrous fruit through winter to attract feathered visitors, these graceful shrubs exhibit an enduring cold hardiness.

They prefer rich, moist soil and bloom best in full sun, but can also tolerate partial shade.

<i>Viburnum plicatum</i> var. <i>tomentosum</i> ‘'Shasta'’

The most outstanding feature of this deciduous Viburnum is its horizontal growth habit, with flowers and fruit in parallel rows along the branches. 'Shasta' boasts deeply veined, dark green foliage with a light fuzz on the underside, turning to glowing purple-red at summer's end. Profuse, white flower clusters and lustrous fruit abound in true Vibrunum style.

Blooms April–May

Size: 6' 0" – 8' 0" high x 8' 0" – 10' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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