Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Adoxaceae — the viburnums.

Etymologies

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New Latin from Latin viburnum ("the wayfaring-tree, Viburnum lantana")

Examples

  • In spring Korean Spice Viburnum is covered with pink fragrant flower clusters the size of grape fruits.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • The standard form of Korean Spice Viburnum is a good intermediate landscape plant as it only grows five to six feet high with an equal spread.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • It took four days to set up the decorations, which included 2,100 stems of Viburnum brought in from Virginia and seven movielike screens that integrated Google map technology to pinpoint the 200 organizations the foundation funds.

    Wall Streeters Hit Bull's-Eye

  • My viburnums are a type called doublefile (technically, they are Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum, hardiness zones 5-8).

    Tough Love, Garden Style

  • What I like about it is that it grows easily, responds well to a bit of clipping (once a year) and can be grown as a tall hedge -- just the sort of "green screen" we were looking for, and such a perfect blend with evergreen Viburnum Tinus ... variegated Eleagnus, a large and pretty Pittosporum, and some simple acid-green griselinias (latest additions planted 5 years ago and doing very well).

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  • These are all still small and the planned Viburnum hedge might have to be modified as they grow larger.

    Denizens Of The Dark « Fairegarden

  • Otherwise, we are trying to go with native plantings here, so for us that means Joe Pye Weed, Cardinal Flower, Phlox, Liatrus, Coneflower, Viburnum, etc.

    Garden Variety Adventures | The Stiletto Gang

  • Among the shrubs are Crataegus monogyna, Euonimus europea, Cornus mas, C. sanguinea, Rhamnus frangula, R. catharctica, Viburnum opulus, Berberis vulgaris, Hippophae rhamnoides, Tamarix spp. and occasional Corylus avellana.

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • Above 500m the talus slopes are covered by humid montane forests with trees up to 60m high giving way to montane genera such as Clusia, Monorobea, Miconia, Graffenrieda, Magnolia, Myrcia, Drimys, and Viburnum.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • One of these years maybe we will be showing a mass of Viburnum berries on the blog.

    Berry Surreal Dreams « Fairegarden

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