Viburnum
Viburnum 'Chippewa'

Family: Adoxaceae (a-dox-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viburnum (vy-BUR-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Chippewa
Additional cultivar information:(aka Chippewah)

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Good Fall Color

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Georgetown, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 23, 2008, ViburnumValley from Scott County, KY (Zone 5b) wrote:

'Chippewa' viburnum is another one of the late Dr. Donald Egolf's introductions through the US National Arboretum. It is a medium to large rounded to spreading shrub with exceptionally fine glossy foliage, heavy flowering habit, shiny blood red fruit, and deep reddish burgundy fall color with hints of pink and orange.

'Chippewa' comes out of a complex hybrid heritage. Its parentage is Viburnum japonicum x Viburnum dilatatum, which makes it seem a little less hardy than many of the viburnums that are comfortable into zone 5b and 6a.

For good fruiting (as with most every viburnum), a suitable mate for cross-pollination is necessary. This is not a male plant and female plant situation; this refers to self-incompatibility among individual plants. 'Huron', anot... read more