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Linden Arrowwood, Linden Viburnum
Viburnum dilatatum 'Asian Beauty'

Family: Adoxaceae (a-dox-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viburnum (vy-BUR-num) (Info)
Species: dilatatum (dil-uh-TAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Asian Beauty

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Good Fall Color

Other details:

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

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:

Clermont, Kentucky

Georgetown, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

Nicholasville, Kentucky

Ellicott City, Maryland

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 2, 2006, ViburnumValley from Scott County, KY (Zone 5b) wrote:

I cannot say enough good things about 'Asian Beauty', and the Viburnum dilatatum group in general. What a fantastic performer!

I first planted 'Asian Beauty' 15 years ago, with 'Catskill' as a partner. It grew up to the eaves of my house, flowering and fruiting with abandon. January 1994 brought -28F which killed it to the snowline (maybe 20"). It has now exceeded my gutterline again.

This clone has a finer overall habit (thinner twigs, smaller rounder leaves, upright barrel shape, smaller floral clusters but numerous, smaller individual fruit) than other V. dilatatum, but the effect produced is better. The arrangement of the flowers is pleasant and not weighty; the leaves are held uniformly; the winter texture is elegant; and the fruit holds on till spri... read more