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Spice Girl® Korean Spice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
7' 7'
Height
6' - 7'
Spread
6' - 7'
  • Details

    Features

    With its sweet pink blooms and vigorous growth, Spice Girl Koreanspice viburnum is one of the very best choices for springtime fragrance. Large flower clusters emit a spicy-sweet scent in mid-spring, and autumn brings an unforgettable display of bright red foliage. This deer resistant, shade tolerant shrub will beautify your landscape for years to come. 

    Top reasons to grow Spice Girl viburnum:

    - Pink buds open to very fragrant white flowers

    - Outstanding fall color

    - Perfect as a specimen or hedge

    Fragrant Flower
    Produces Berries
    Fall Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    72 - 84 Inches
    Spacing: 
    84 - 96 Inches
    Spread: 
    72 - 84 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Specimen plant; foundation plantings; mixed borders.

    PLEASE NOTE: To produce berries, you'll need another carlesii (same species) but a different cultivar (Spice Baby).

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Prefers medium, well-drained soil. Trim to shape after flowering.

    Spice Girl® Viburnum carlesii 'Spiro' USPP 24,251, Can 5,132
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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • Ive been growing this beauty for over a month now and all is well! Its gotten so much fuller in that amount of time and I cant wait to see how much bigger it gets! I got a quart size so I know it'll take years to reach full potential but things are already looking really good and Im already really happy with this plant. FedEx delivered my plant sideways even though the box clearly says "keep upright, live plant in box," so I emailed ProvenWinners a picture of the plant and dirt everywhere and asked if theres still hope for it, and they apologized for the inconvenience and said if the plant isnt doing good in 2 weeks time, they will reimburse me. Love this community, definitely will be ordering more plants!

      Rebecca Huyghe
      , Michigan
      , United States
      , 5 weeks ago
    • How soon can I purchase and when will they ship?

      Gloria Milyard
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 5 years ago
    • I had 5 of these at my home in SW Missouri. They are so aromatic..,positively divine and quite showy when blooming.

      Lujene G. Clark
      , Georgia
      , United States
      , 8 years ago
    • The fragrance of these flowers is fantastic. I have 3 of these planted about 10 feet from my kitchen window and love the smell as I prepare morning coffee. They need little care though I am thinking of pruning some wayward branches. One of the three has a problem with leaf roller but the nursery said Sevin should fix that. These are in back of a roll of red azeala and the combination is really striking.

      Brenda Cannon
      , Kentucky
      , United States
      , 8 years ago
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