Frances, Pingback: Did You Ever Notice… | Fairegarden, Hmm. Frances. Native to the Southeastern United States, it can withstand longer periods of heat and drought. (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. Short Description. But those amazing berries start out first as spring blossoms. Thank you for visiting! I just got a Blue Muffin on sale, but my understanding is that I would need another Viburnum Dentatum to get them to berry.m 333, Hi Lisa, thanks for reading. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. It is native to low woods, swamps and bogs in the eastern and southeastern U.S. from Connecticut south to Florida and Louisiana. (2010). Sometimes editing must be done to let the hidden stars shine. 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? A wonderful plant. Viburnum nudum Brandywine™ Viburnum - Smooth Witherod. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. On the whole, species of viburnums are self-fertile, meaning that the pollen from a plant will successfully fertilize female blossoms on the same plant, yielding a crop of fruits. Will look into adding one in my garden. Brandywine is somewhat smaller Good luck to you with the berry hunt! Pruning after flowering may be done, but will eliminate some of the late summer fruit display. A great companion pollinator for ‘Winterthur’ although Brandywine has good berry production even without another pollinator nearby. Many Viburnums are like blueberries in that they need different cultivars to turn the flowers into berries. Beautiful. That is why I got rid of mine, and it was in full sun. Fall foliage is a dark maroon-red. Cannot be applied to previous orders. Frances. These two V. nudums are the best of all of the Viburnums grown here, and there are several. A rant about the mistaken thoughts of non-gardeners. The drought hasn’t helped, though I suppose I should be patient–I’m glad to know it has done so well for you. ‘Winterthur’ viburnum is one of those shrubs. (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. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Selected by Bill Frederick, with his usual impeccable taste. This year I wondered if it would even live but it has only given is slight wilt from time to time. I saw the glossy green leaves and it had to come home. They have proven themselves to have the best four season interest and stay the desired size. I bought that one this spring at Growild! Specific epithet means nude or naked. It features aromatic white flowers arranged in flat-topped clusters (cymes 2-5” wide) in May-June. Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' SKU. Viburnum nudum is a plant in the genus Viburnum within the muskroot family, Adoxaceae (It was formerly part of Caprifoliaceae, the honeysuckle family).. One variety of the species is Viburnum nudum var. It is growing very vertical despite no trimming. I have several, with Rusty Blackhaw being my favorite for berries of the ones I have. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. (Brokenbeat), Plants Are The Strangest People (Mr. Subjunctive), Poor Richard's Almanac (Ourfriendben and Silence Dogood), Ruusuja ja rikkaruohja -Roses And Weeds (Tuija R.), Steve Snedeker’s Landscape and Garden Blog, The Inelegant Gardener (Happy Mouffetard), The Sea Of Immeasurable Gravy (Arabella Sock), Zen's WNC Nature Notebook (Zen Sutherland). We needed some winter interest. Shrub borders, foundations, hedges or roadside plantings. Good to hear, Dave. 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. (2011), A history of all of the faire gardens and a couple of choice tidbits about me. Frances. 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. Looks like you made some great selections. AddThis. I have been blogging about my gardens since December of 2007. It begins its display in late summer, as clusters of half-inch-diameter fruit begin to blush pink and become more intense over the course of a few weeks until the whole shrub looks bedecked in bubble gum. That worked for the V. nudums, here. Viburnum nudum 'Brandywine'Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this stunning Viburnum. 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. Happy birds! Similar to and often confused with V. cassinoides but the foliage is more lustrous and waxy green. (2009), The Six Degrees Of Favorite Plants-Southern Living Blogathon, Very difficult to only pick your six favorite plants, some of us bent the rules a bit. Full Description. The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. 640 Merrimon Ave. 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. Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm EST 3705 New Bern Ave. Raleigh, NC 27610 Phone: (919) 231-6161 Fax: (919) 231-7688 'Bulk', sold under the trade name of BRANDYWINE, is a more compact cultivar that typically grows to 5-6’ tall in cultivation. Asheville, North Carolina, The story of the day a throng of cedar waxwings descended upon the garden, shown in the header image. Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' A medium sized shrub growing 6' after 10 years but reported sightings of 8' and slightly narrower. harbisonii, Viburnum cassinoides var. They are hardy and easy to taking rootings from and plant around the yard. A compact, upright shrub with white flowers in the spring and glossy green leaves. Both cultivars fruit heavily but I am not sure if that is a result of cross-pollination or if both cultivars are self-fruitful. In early to midsummer, the shrub is … Foliage sometimes turns an attractive maroon to dark red-purple in fall. Specimen or groups. Thanks Rose. 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? Needs a pollinator like V. Brandywine™ for best fruit production. Love the colorful berries on yours. Michael Dirr, renowned woody plant expert at the University of Georgia and author of "Viburnums," comments that fruit production is increased when another similar or closely related viburnum is nearby to supplement cross-pollination of the plants' flowers. While supplies last. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. As usual, the shrubs arrived the size of a packet of pencils but there was plenty of hope for their future. I have one in my garden which is too hidden–I need to give it a more prominent spot because it’s so pretty in all seasons. Brandywine Viburnum is one of those must have plants with multi-colored jewel like berries, glossy leaves and deep, dark, red fall color! Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. These are my favorites. In the future, I would plant a row of the V. nudums winterthur and brandywine. I’ll have to rectify that. It was introduced into the trade by Mark Bulk of Boskoop, Netherlands. It has dark blue almost black looking berries. xoxoxo Dec 7, 2012 - The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. We had to do a stormwater mitigation planting in our Learning Garden and he advocated V. Winterthur be included. It is loaded with berries despite the drought. I planted a V. nudum 'Winterthur' to pollinate three 'Brandywine'. The emphasis was to be on wildlife, the allure of the fruits was undeniable for birds and human enjoyment, so was the thinking. The Brandywine Viburnum has relatively good berry production, even without another pollinator nearby, and will help pollinate other varieties of this Viburnum such as Winterthur! It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. (2011), Dreams turn into reality, in a way. Glossy, bold foliage and a bushy plant habit in part shade. Prune lightly, only as needed, in fall. Share to More. There are so many Viburnums, every garden should have at least one of them. I recommend having both Winterthur and Brandywine, Janet, to have the most berries possible. 1301. Frances, I do love viburnums…they’re such a good shrub group. The above photo shows the numerous berries on just one of the three standards. Frances. Genus name comes from the Latin name of a species plant. Did You Really Think I Bought All These Plants? The Hop~ Selected by Winterthur Garden of Delaware. Frances. The leaves are beautiful and now that these shrubs are getting larger, no longer pencils in dirt!, they are really adding to the overall look here. Research confirmed the poor berry production for Blue Muffin, it was also too large for the space. A choice shrub for nonstop color. I can’t resist a good viburnum! USDA Zone? I believe you are right about Blue Muffin needing a partner. My name is Frances and I am a lifelong gardener, having lived in various parts of the USA over many years. I have Brandywine viburnum and have never seen a berry yet. Thanks Plant Postings. As usual, the shrubs arrived the size of a packet of pencils but there was plenty of hope for their future. They are both beautiful! Limited time only. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. They are gorgeous! There was to be a sort of berry-filled hedge to divide the two … I don’t have any viburnums. I will pay attention this year and report back! It's true that Brandywine is a lovely Viburnum variety with some of the prettiest fall berries of any flowering shrub. It is about 6' tall by 5' wide so far. It is also wet site tolerant and deciduous. I planted a ‘Cardinal Candy’ last spring; so far it hasn’t done very well, although it did have a few blooms this spring. Dec 6, 2016 - The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. Chris I just installed 2 viburnum nudums in a similar way just last week... 1 was the Home Depot brandywine, and the second was a local nursery's "winterthur". cassinoides; synonyms for this variety Viburnum nitidum Aiton, Viburnum cassinoides, Viburnum cassinoides var. This species is also sometimes commonly called possumhaw viburnum. They both have a similar look and size. Good selection for low spots and peripheries of water gardens, streams or ponds. Brandywine talk - Something rarely mentioned in culture requirements for viburnum nudum is it reported dislike of alkaline soils. 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. Deer resistant, salt tolerant, seasonal interest and easy to care for makes it … It was dug out to make room for better candidates. Flowers are followed by clusters of ovoid berries that change color as they ripen, from light pink to deep pink to blue to purplish-black. Brandywine™ viburnum delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. I love viburnums and those new ones of yours look really worthwhile. 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? My neighbor has many Viburnums, including one she calls highbush cranberry, it is berry-licious! Same with Blue Muffin. Frances. or The Hop West Hardiness: USDA Zones 5-9 Berry-sized blue fruits appear in early fall, then the leaves … nitidum, and Viburnum nitidum. Bought an unnamed one from the extension sale last winter…think I need to move it now (well, this fall) for it to have a bit more sun and room enough to be huge. 'Winterthur' is an improved variety of Smooth Witherod, or Possum Haw, from Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. Thanks for all the great info on Viburnum! The Green Man/Leaf Man faces live well in my garden now. Winterthur Smooth Viburnum. 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? Type: Deciduous Sep 9, 2017 - * Common name: Viburnum 'Winterthur' * Botanical name: Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' * What it is: A glossy-leafed, native flowering shrub that gets white flower clusters in late May to June. It is in full sun and fruits well with no supplement watering. I am now gardening in USDA Zone 7a east Tennessee. But I don’t know the name. We call it the highbush cranberry and it is loaded with brilliant red berries in the fall. Common names: possumhaw Viburnum, smooth witherod Long-lasting fall foliage color. 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. Look at all those luscious berries–I can just see the birds salivating over them! Blue muffin and the cardinals were much too large and not nearly as nice. 'Winterthur' Smooth Witherod has white flowers, beautiful pink and purple fruit in summer, and burgundy fall color. The berries are highly acidic but edible. Hi Pat, thanks for joining in the Viburnum discussion here. Foliage: Shiny, elliptical leaves 3 to 4 inches long, Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ August 18, 2012, Viburnum nudum ‘Brandywine’ August 23, 2012. Light: Full sun to part shade One of my favs is ‘Northern Burgundy Lights’. Possumhaw Viburnum (Viburnum nudum Brandywine™) in the Viburnums Database. They do seem to be very drought tolerant. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). I have unnamed viburnums under some trees that never fail to bloom, but again, no berries. (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? I dug it out after having to constantly prune it to keep it from overpowering the other nearby shrubs. Frances. From 2000 to 2014 I was gardening on a slope in a small town in Tennessee. A great companion pollinator for 'Winterthur' although Brandywine has good … I have a nameless viburnam planted over 20 years ago. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). Native to the Eastern and Southeastern US Thanks Green Bench. During the spring bloom time, you'll be thrilled to see and smell the cute rounded clusters of tiny, fragrant white blooms. Winner of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal (Steyer Award) in 1991. George Weigel Viburnum 'Winterthur' in fall with a sparse fruit set. Most of the Viburnums seem to need some diverse cultivars of the same species to help with berry production. Drops leaves in winter. But they are planted in a fairly shady spot, so…. For best cross-pollination and subsequent fruit display, plant shrubs in groups rather than as single specimens. An introduction of Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. 721 Haywood Rd. The white fertile flowers of Brandywine™ ('Bulk') Smooth Witherod appear in summer over glossy dark green leaves. The future has arrived, five years later. I have several viburnum yet none of the ones you have listed. Be the first to review this product. The Cardinal Candys, three were purchased, grew the fastest and have been limbed up to allow for planting room underneath. (2011), A book inspires the growing of lilies from seed. Blooms: White flowers in spring, not showy (especially when there is an explosion of other flowerings going on) The whole viburnum family are great shrubs, but today we’ll be talking about one that is looking more and more beautiful every day — viburnum nudum Brandywine. A number of viburnums have been covered in the Green Industry News such as Viburnum x pragense, Viburnum sieboldii 'Seneca', and Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk'. Mine have always grown together, so I do not have first hand experience with Cardinal Candy growing by itself. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . If I knew before what I know now, there would be more nudums and fewer of the others. It grows naturally in moist places throughout the southeast. The white berries turn pink then to the very dark blue.
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