Koreanspice Viburnum (Viburnum carlesii) in the Viburnums Database

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 7 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Red maturing to black
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: pink buds open white snowballs
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2010 Oklahoma Proven! plant selection


April Plants for Honey BeesApril Plants for Honey Bees
April 3, 2012

April is here and beekeepers will be kept busy trying to keep up with their bees' need for extra room to store the bounty collected from the blossoms they visited. April also marks the start of swarm season, so beekeepers will be keeping an eye out for swarms to catch; or they'll be trying to keep them from swarming by making splits.

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Posted by calconey (Central Ohio - Zone 6a) on May 15, 2014 3:58 PM

Most wonderful fragrance. Handsome clean foliage with nice fall color. I enjoy the flower buds too. They look like little cauliflowers.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Mar 23, 2012 1:51 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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