But now I have a question–it’s the only viburnum I have; do I need at least one more for it to set fruit? I recommend having both Winterthur and Brandywine, Janet, to have the most berries possible. The drought hasn’t helped, though I suppose I should be patient–I’m glad to know it has done so well for you. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). I don’t have any viburnums. I believe you are right about Blue Muffin needing a partner. I also love the flat lacy flowers in the spring. Frances, Pingback: Did You Ever Notice… | Fairegarden, Hmm. But they are planted in a fairly shady spot, so…. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. Frances. Genus Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries Details [Brandywine] is an upright, deciduous shrub, to 2m in height and spread, with very glossy, long, oval leaves which turn wine-red in autumn. Frances. Blue muffin and the cardinals were much too large and not nearly as nice. Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’, Viburnum dentatum ‘Blue Muffin’, Viburnum dilatatum ‘Cardinal Candy’ and the escort to help with berry production, Viburnum nudum ‘Brandywine’ were ordered from Wayside Gardens in 2007. (2009), Viburnum Nudum ‘Brandywine’ and ‘Winterthur’, A Study In Contrasts (Blackswampgirl Kim), Blogging From Blackpitts-The New Blog House (James Alexander-Sinclair), Creative Country Mom's Web Garden (Brooke), Does Everything Grow Better In My Neighbor's Yard? In doing the research for this post, one source said the birds don’t eat the berries until they turn sweeter, very late in the season like the winterberry hollies. This year I wondered if it would even live but it has only given is slight wilt from time to time. This species is also sometimes commonly called possumhaw viburnum. (2009), There was something hidden in the forest and we were lucky enough to be able to see it. Similar to and often confused with V. cassinoides but the foliage is more lustrous and waxy green. (2011), A book inspires the growing of lilies from seed. As usual, the shrubs arrived the size of a packet of pencils but there was plenty of hope for their future. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Be the first to review this product. (2009), How to Cut Back the Too Tall Late Summer Bloomers, An awkward title that explains about making those very tall asters, mums and others shorter by cutting them down by half in May. We needed some winter interest. There are many good ones, Kathy, I am sure you will find the best for your climate and situation. Best fruiting occurs when you’ve got two or more different Viburnum nudums or Viburnum nudum cultivars (such as ‘Brandywine’ and ‘Winterthur’) near one another. (2011), A history of all of the faire gardens and a couple of choice tidbits about me. In late summer to early fall, berries in shades of both deep pink and blue-purple often appear on the same cluster, in striking contrast to the foliage. Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ berries July 15, 2012, Viburnum ‘Winterthur’ in bloom in April, 2012, Size: 6 feet tall x 3 or more feet wide They both have a similar look and size. Blue Muffin was just pitiful here, so I looked up some garden web forums and found that having the right pollinator was crucial, and even then the berry production was iffy. They do seem to be very drought tolerant. There was to be a sort of berry-filled hedge to divide the two … 640 Merrimon Ave. And until the recent introduction of Brandywine™ (Viburnum nudum ‘Bulk’), most growers offered one cultivar called ‘Winterthur’ and it never set fruit. 721 Haywood Rd. There was to be a sort of berry-filled hedge to divide the two … The emphasis was to be on wildlife, the allure of the fruits was undeniable for birds and human enjoyment, so was the thinking. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). These two V. nudums are the best of all of the Viburnums grown here, and there are several. Foliage is elliptical and olive to dark geen above and lighter below. (Shady Gardener), Fleeting Architecture-Aging in Place (Shenandoah), Garden Rant (Amy, Elizabeth, Susan, Michele), Gardening Gone Wild (Debra, Fran, Noel, Saxon), Isn't There Enough To Keep Up With? (2009), How ten lily bulbs became hundreds. A choice shrub for nonstop color. I bought that one this spring at Growild! Type: Deciduous loaded with colorful berries (drupes). It grows naturally in moist places throughout the southeast. Love the colorful berries on yours. It is about 6' tall by 5' wide so far. or The Hop West The white berries turn pink then to the very dark blue. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Who could resist that temptation when there was a blank, sunny space in between the Yellow/White Garden and the Black Garden that needed planting? They are gorgeous! It was introduced into the trade by Mark Bulk of Boskoop, Netherlands. (2010). The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. 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