Shiny Dancer® Viburnum

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The Shiny Dancer® Viburnum (Viburnum x 'NCVX1') is a beautiful compact plant that is known for its waxy, shiny, leaves that are deep green and heavily veined. Spring features lovely reddish new growth that's delightfully shiny, wide and showy, they are accented by red stems! Welcome fall with burgundy-tinged leaves in the autumn! Your Viburnum plant will bloom in mid-spring with small white flowers that just complete this plant. Viburnum flowering plants are loved by many gardeners.

In spring, your shrub will be adorned with darling white button buds that open to flat-topped clusters of gorgeous blooms that pollinators and butterflies adore! The summer foliage can also take on some burgundy overtones for a lovely effect! This easy-to-grow, adaptable ornamental features persistent dark red fruit when planted among other Viburnum varieties.

Extremely resistant to deer, you won't need to worry about them munching on the beautiful leaves! The Shiny Dancer® Viburnum grows best in the warmer USDA growing zones 6-8. In many of those climates, these gorgeous leaves are semi-evergreen through mild winter! Growing to a neat rounded 3-5 feet mature height and width, you and your wildlife, songbirds and pollinators will all appreciate these shrubs!

Planting and Application:

This particular Viburnum can grow from about 3 to 5 feet tall and wide. This means they can be a gorgeous plant to place on your porch or used as a great border. Excellent hedges and backdrops, anything planted before them become a part of the glossy display! These are of course fantastic shrubs for specimen and mass planting use, whereas a single accent or large swath are equally as eye-catching!

The semi-evergreen foliage adds privacy and screening while protecting you and your songbirds from wind and prying eyes! Groupings create a wildlife habitat that deer seem to avoid while pollinators and hummingbirds arrive in droves to sip the nectar of the blooms! Classic shrubs to create outdoor rooms and areas of peace and tranquility while enhancing entertainment areas and seating nooks!

  • Fine-Textured White Blossom Clusters
  • Gorgeous Glossy Semi-Evergreen Leaves
  • Red Stems & Red New Growth & Burgundy Fall Color!
  • Blooms for Pollinators & Dark Red Fruit Feeds Birds
  • Hedge, Specimen, En Masse, Wildlife & Screening

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Plant this Viburnum variety is an easy plant to care for! Grow this gorgeous plant with minimal effort - it's a win-win! Your new Shiny Dancer® Viburnum needs either full sun or part sun, which means at least 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Its leaves are truly the star when the light hits them–they almost look fake! Like other shrubs, water your Viburnum regularly so the soil is always moist. They love well-drained soil so their roots don't drown.

Wait until after the flowers are finished to correct any branching. Please plan for their eventual mature height and width to avoid pruning for size control. They flower on last year's growth, so don't delay too long to prune crossing or broken branches. Develop a pruning plan and avoid taking off too much ... you'd hate to risk losing the gorgeous berries for the year. Instead, Renewal prune every 3 - 4 years by removing the oldest fattest stems to the ground and encouraging new growth still enjoy the berries.

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Almost Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune After Flowering & Appreciates Mulch
  • Moderate Moisture Needs
  • Deer Tend to Leave it Alone & Juglone Resistant

Glossy red foliage and berries plus gleaming white blooms, the Shiny Dancer® Viburnum is the latest dynamic ornamental flowering shrub your landscape deserves! Hurry and order this fantastic selection before they sell out at!

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Shiny Dancer® Viburnum Produce Fruit?

The Shiny Dancer® will produce red fruit that matures blue-black, but for the best display, plant with Viburnum cultivars like 'Huron' or 'Chippewa'. nearby.

Do Shiny Dancer® Viburnum Bushes Spread?

The Shiny Dancer® Viburnum creates small thickets by producing suckers.

Do Shiny Dancer® Shrubs Lose Their Leaves in Winter?

Shiny Dancer® is a deciduous shrub that will drop its leaves each fall. In warmer climates, this shrub can be semi-evergreen.

How tall is the Shiny Dancer® Viburnum?

The mature size of the Shiny Dancer® in optimal conditions is around 3-5 feet in height and in width.

Will Shiny Dancer® grow in the shade?

This Viburnum needs to be planted in full sun and partial shade to achieve the strongest growth, best color, and flowering.

How do you care for a Viburnum Bush?

These are incredibly easy-care shrubs that need a sunny, moderately moist environment. Well-drained enriched soil and mulched beds are preferred.

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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.

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Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

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
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Shiny Dancer® Viburnum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-8
Growing Zones 6-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Viburnum x 'NCVX1'
Type Evergreen
Mature Height 3 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No