Viburnum davidii

David's Viburnum

Evergreen Shrub

Frequently maligned because of its ubiquitous presence as a "parking lot" plant, this is one tough, reliable evergreen workhorse. Paired with an engaging partner, it can be a wonderful addition to a mixed garden planting scheme.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 24 - 30 tall x 28 - 42 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Showy Fruit or Berry, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: May, Spring

Fruit Description: Blue, Showy / Decorative

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Well Behaved / Companionable
Collections: Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos