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Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum

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  • Easy Care & Fast Growing
  • Great Hedge, Screen Or Border
  • Bird Habitat
  • Showy Blooms Make Great Cut Flowers

In the US, you know spring is in full swing when that first pitch is thrown out on opening day and the baseball season officially begins. You also know that spring is in full swing when Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum, Viburnum plicatum 'PIIVIB-II' PPAF, throws out its first baseball-sized flower and the garden officially bursts into bloom!

Every April, Opening Day™ is covered with huge flower heads that look like sisters to Hydrangea blooms. These are the same look and feel as the big, round flowers that you love on Hydrangeas but Viburnum loves the sun and handles drought far better. Hydrangeas will begin to wilt if there is a lack of water, but an established Viburnum will keep going strong through the heat. The flowers start off tinged slightly green, but soon turn snow-white and bring a true feel of 'coolness' to your garden.

Most Viburnums are huge, but Opening Day™ only grow to about half their size, so it will fit into just about any garden.

The dark-green leaves have a beautiful texture and are pretty even when the flowers are gone. In the fall they turn the color of a rich glass of Cabernet and dress your garden up for autumn.

This is a new take on a classic garden plant from China. It looks great in woodland or cottage gardens or along the backyard fence. This is destined to be a garden staple so don't miss the first pitch and add Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum to your garden today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand First Editions
Botanical Name Viburnum plicatum 'PIIVIB-II'
Mature Height 5 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 8 - 12 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well drained
Moisture Water carefully to establish then as needed during dry periods
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Green, white
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time Fall (red