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Scientific Name: Viburnum plicatum 'Summer Snowflake'
Pronunciation: vye-BUR-num plih-KAY-tum
Common Name: Summer Snowflake viburnum, doublefile viburnum
Family Name: Adoxaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Winter ID: Horizontal branching in tiers. Vegetative buds are opposite, no scales, and hairy. Flowers buds are valvate, hairy and appressed to stem. New stems and undersides of leaves are pubescent.
Course(s): AARB 1012, Level 3 Apprenticeship


Habit: Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal, Round
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Screening, Specimen plant, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google Images
Summer Snowflake viburnum, doublefile viburnum
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Rugose
Colour in Summer: Green
Colour in Fall: Red, Dark-red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Obovate, Ovate
Apices: Cuspidate
Bases: Obtuse, Rounded
Margins: Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun, Jul
Additional Info: (corymb-like)

 
Fruit Type: Drupe
Fruit Colour: Red, Black
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

 
Bark Morphology: Smooth
Bark or Stem Colour: Grey
  
Leaf Bud Type: Conical (long-pointed)
Leaf Scar Shape:U-shaped
Organ Modifications: Adventitious roots, Tap roots


Propagation: Softwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Maintenance:Low maintenance plant
Pest Susceptibility: Scale insects, Wilt, Deer resistant
Specific Pests: <
 
Location(s):
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZN) GAZebo North
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