Enchant your guests from late spring through fall with a gorgeous cultivar of the lovely native shrub, the Summer Magic Blackhaw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium 'Summer Magic') has gorgeous springtime flowers that are powerful magnets for butterflies and beneficial pollinators of all types. You'll do a great deed for local ecology with this showy choice!
Striking Summer Magic Blackhaw Viburnum was selected for its attractive new growth of red leaves. The bold red leaves gradually turn pink, then start to green up for summer. This upright, rounded Blackhaw is more compact than the species because it doesn't exhibit the horizontal fishbone branching of the species.
Once the temperatures drop late in the season, you'll be treated to a spectacular display of red and yellow. Add their rustic charm to flower arrangements for your harvest table. Pollinator for Forest Rouge and Blackhaw Viburnums, pair these other lovely shrubs together and increase the amount of those gorgeous berries for you and your wildlife!
Keep these Viburnum as an attractive upright shrub or small tree. People have kept these as "right-sized" patio trees. Simply select a single main trunk or keep several, then remove the other stems and limb up the lower branches. Keep one as a specimen to enjoy the full ornamental display!
It develops into a dense screen that shelters songbirds while extending privacy for your family and friends. Place them near your seating area for welcome shade and screen. It fits well in courtyards and can be grown in oversized garden containers for many years. Anchor your foundation planting with a specimen. Or add several in an undulating planting to decorate the rough edge of the woodland. Commercial property owners can add a valuable selling feature by establishing a mass planting.
Run walking paths through the plantings, and include a water feature and seating areas to entice tenants and foot traffic. There are plenty of lovely features to enjoy all season long. Plant them five feet apart for a solid, informal hedge. Grace your property line with a long row of these easy-care shrubs without the chore of shearing.
Give Viburnum full sun to partial shade, where it will receive at least four hours of sunlight a day. The more sun, the brighter the fall color will be. Well-drained soils are best. But this rugged selection is adaptable to poor soils, compacted soils, occasionally moist soils, dry soils, moderate heat, drought, and pollution.
Supply moderate water on a consistent basis for best results. Mulch over the root system, then pull it back away from touching the trunk. If needed, prune to shape after flowering. Make strategic cuts, with the goal to keep a balanced canopy and open the interior to sunlight and air circulation. Any pruning however will remove your songbird's fall feast. Instead, Renewal prune every 3-4 years by removing the oldest fattest stems to the ground and encouraging new growth still enjoy the berries.
Prepare to accept compliments on this top choice. Colorful flowering Summer Magic Blackhaw Viburnum makes an enchanting addition to your landscape. Viburnum shrubs are sought after in professional landscape design! They are both sophisticated and sturdy, and let's not forget hardy and resistant to serious pests. Don't delay ... this outstanding modern cultivar will sell out quickly. Order vivid Summer Magic Blackhaw Viburnum today!
The Summer Magic will produce sparse amounts of brilliant red fruit that matures black, but for a better display, plant with another Viburnum prunifolium nearby.
The Blackhaw Viburnum creates neat and tidy thickets by producing suckers in optimal conditions.
The Summer Magic Blackhaw is a deciduous shrub that will drop its leaves each fall.
The mature height of the Summer Magic Blackhaw in optimal conditions is around 8-10 feet in height and 6-8 feet in width.
This Viburnum needs to be planted in full sun and partial shade to achieve the strongest growth, best color, and flowering.
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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Viburnum prunifolium 'Summer Magic'|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||6 - 8 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Foliage Color||Emerges Red|
|Fall Color||Yellow, Red|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|