from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Viburnum, having opposite leaves, showy terminal clusters of small white or pink flowers, and red or black drupes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of many shrubs and trees, of the genus Viburnum, native to the Northern Hemisphere that have showy clusters of flowers
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of shrubs having opposite, petiolate leaves and cymose flowers, several species of which are cultivated as ornamental plants, as the laurestine and the guelder-rose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Caprifoliaceæ and tribe Sambuceæ.
- n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
Years ago I was given a rare shrub called a viburnum bodentense.
The botanical appellation of this curious shrub is _Viburnum oxycoccos_; but there is another species of the viburnum, which is also styled "oxycoccos."
The botanical appellation of this curious shrub is _Viburnum oxycoccos_; but there is another species of the viburnum, which is also styled
HOW: To capitalize on its rigid structure, plant it with more formal growers such as viburnum davidii or tightly sheared osmanthus delavayi.
Snowball viburnum and rhododendron (pictured) are valuable plants that need regular maintenance.
Instead of transplanting, some plants, such as rhododendron or viburnum, might be made into small trees.
It is distinguished from other burkwood viburnum cultivars because of its compact spreading growth habit - four to five feet tall and seven to eight feet wide.
The plants listed in that article as most deer-resistant are conoy viburnum, switchgrass and green giant arborvitae.
Chindo viburnum (V. awabuki 'Chindo') is a broadleaf evergreen that has fared well over the past winters.
Weekend Gardener Bart Ziegler My viburnum tree, shown a few years ago in full bloom.
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