Frances. The whole viburnum family are great shrubs, but today we’ll be talking about one that is looking more and more beautiful every day — viburnum nudum Brandywine. There was to be a sort of berry-filled hedge to divide the two color themed garden beds. Frances. xoxogail, Hi Gail, thanks. Frances. (2009), How ten lily bulbs became hundreds. I also love the flat lacy flowers in the spring. Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' SKU. Drops leaves in winter. Because the berries are desirable to birds and the flowers to pollinators, this is the ideal shrub for your garden to become a certified wildlife habitat! It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. There was to be a sort of berry-filled hedge to divide the two … They have proven themselves to have the best four season interest and stay the desired size. Brandywine talk - Something rarely mentioned in culture requirements for viburnum nudum is it reported dislike of alkaline soils. Noted for its breathtaking berry display, Viburnum nudum Brandywine™ (Withe Rod) is a compact, upright, deciduous shrub with a showy foliage of very shiny oval leaves, which turns deep wine-red in the fall. Love the colorful berries on yours. Many Viburnums are like blueberries in that they need different cultivars to turn the flowers into berries. Who could resist that temptation when there was a blank, sunny space in between the Yellow/White Garden and the Black Garden that needed planting? Both cultivars fruit heavily but I am not sure if that is a result of cross-pollination or if both cultivars are self-fruitful. (2011), A history of all of the faire gardens and a couple of choice tidbits about me. Thanks Plant Postings. Brandywine™ viburnum has good berry production even without another pollinator nearby; it is useful for ensuring fruit production on 'Winterthur,' however. They do seem to be very drought tolerant. 'Winterthur' Smooth Witherod has white flowers, beautiful pink and purple fruit in summer, and burgundy fall color. Thanks Rose. A rant about the mistaken thoughts of non-gardeners. But now I have a question–it’s the only viburnum I have; do I need at least one more for it to set fruit? It features aromatic white flowers arranged in flat-topped clusters (cymes 2-5” wide) in May-June. As usual, the shrubs arrived the size of a packet of pencils but there was plenty of hope for their future. (2009), Viburnum Nudum ‘Brandywine’ and ‘Winterthur’, A Study In Contrasts (Blackswampgirl Kim), Blogging From Blackpitts-The New Blog House (James Alexander-Sinclair), Creative Country Mom's Web Garden (Brooke), Does Everything Grow Better In My Neighbor's Yard? Asheville, North Carolina, The story of the day a throng of cedar waxwings descended upon the garden, shown in the header image. I have a nameless viburnam planted over 20 years ago. Sometimes editing must be done to let the hidden stars shine. I have been blogging about my gardens since December of 2007. Berry-sized blue fruits appear in early fall, then the leaves … Thanks for all the great info on Viburnum! (2010). Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm EST 3705 New Bern Ave. Raleigh, NC 27610 Phone: (919) 231-6161 Fax: (919) 231-7688 Glossy, bold foliage and a bushy plant habit in part shade. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). A compact, upright shrub with white flowers in the spring and glossy green leaves. I believe you are right about Blue Muffin needing a partner. The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. A wonderful plant. Blue Muffin was just pitiful here, so I looked up some garden web forums and found that having the right pollinator was crucial, and even then the berry production was iffy. AddThis. It is loaded with berries despite the drought. (2011), A book inspires the growing of lilies from seed. Good to hear, Dave. Native to the Eastern and Southeastern US It is growing very vertical despite no trimming. It is native to low woods, swamps and bogs in the eastern and southeastern U.S. from Connecticut south to Florida and Louisiana. We call it the highbush cranberry and it is loaded with brilliant red berries in the fall. Elliptic to oblong-lanceolate glossy dark green leaves (to 4” long). The Hop~ ‘Winterthur’ viburnum is one of those shrubs. It's true that Brandywine is a lovely Viburnum variety with some of the prettiest fall berries of any flowering shrub. The Brandywine Viburnum has relatively good berry production, even without another pollinator nearby, and will help pollinate other varieties of this Viburnum such as Winterthur! It has dark blue almost black looking berries. Good luck to you with the berry hunt! Genus name comes from the Latin name of a species plant. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Common names: possumhaw Viburnum, smooth witherod This species is also sometimes commonly called possumhaw viburnum. USDA Zone? Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. These nudums, having both Brandywine and Winterthur have started producing beautiful berries in recent years. Moisture: Adaptable, well drained Thanks Green Bench. I planted a V. nudum 'Winterthur' to pollinate three 'Brandywine'. My former extension agent from VA loved Winterthur. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The Green Man/Leaf Man faces live well in my garden now. Research confirmed the poor berry production for Blue Muffin, it was also too large for the space. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. I just got a Blue Muffin on sale, but my understanding is that I would need another Viburnum Dentatum to get them to berry.m 333, Hi Lisa, thanks for reading. I have Brandywine viburnum and have never seen a berry yet. Looks like you made some great selections. Frances. The Cardinal Candys, three were purchased, grew the fastest and have been limbed up to allow for planting room underneath. I can’t resist a good viburnum! Specimen or groups. Be the first to review this product. cassinoides; synonyms for this variety Viburnum nitidum Aiton, Viburnum cassinoides, Viburnum cassinoides var. On the whole, species of viburnums are self-fertile, meaning that the pollen from a plant will successfully fertilize female blossoms on the same plant, yielding a crop of fruits. It grows naturally in moist places throughout the southeast. I have unnamed viburnums under some trees that never fail to bloom, but again, no berries. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). Frances. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . The future has arrived, five years later. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this new Viburnum. Prefers moist loams, but tolerates a wide range of soils including boggy ones. loaded with colorful berries (drupes). I thought about getting Blue Muffin while living in VA, but never got around to it. And until the recent introduction of Brandywine™ (Viburnum nudum ‘Bulk’), most growers offered one cultivar called ‘Winterthur’ and it never set fruit. But those amazing berries start out first as spring blossoms. Berry-sized blue fruits appear in early fall, then the leaves turn a glossy, deep burgundy soon after. As is the case with many Viburnum species, fruit set mandates that two distinct varieties (clones or ciltivars) are grown in close proximity to cross pollinate. I am now gardening in USDA Zone 7a east Tennessee. This species is also sometimes commonly called possumhaw viburnum.Genus name comes from the Latin name of a species plant.Specific epithet means nude or naked.‘Winterthur’ is a compact cultivar that typically grows to 6’ tall in cultivation. George Weigel Viburnum 'Winterthur' in fall with a sparse fruit set. 640 Merrimon Ave. Who could resist that temptation when there was a blank, sunny space in between the Yellow/White Garden and the Black Garden that needed planting? Did You Really Think I Bought All These Plants? During the spring bloom time, you'll be thrilled to see and smell the cute rounded clusters of tiny, fragrant white blooms. They are both beautiful! Possumhaw Viburnum (Viburnum nudum Brandywine™) in the Viburnums Database. Selected by Bill Frederick, with his usual impeccable taste. Share to More. (2011), Dreams turn into reality, in a way. Prune lightly, only as needed, in fall. A great companion pollinator for 'Winterthur' although Brandywine has good … The drought hasn’t helped, though I suppose I should be patient–I’m glad to know it has done so well for you. Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ berries July 15, 2012, Viburnum ‘Winterthur’ in bloom in April, 2012, Size: 6 feet tall x 3 or more feet wide Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. It is a good pollinator for Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur', and will berry best if they are planted close together. Viburnum nudum 'Brandywine'Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this stunning Viburnum. There are so many Viburnums, every garden should have at least one of them. The white berries turn pink then to the very dark blue. Look at all those luscious berries–I can just see the birds salivating over them! Mine have always grown together, so I do not have first hand experience with Cardinal Candy growing by itself. Hi Lisa, thanks. I don’t have any viburnums. While supplies last. It is in full sun and fruits well with no supplement watering. Bought an unnamed one from the extension sale last winter…think I need to move it now (well, this fall) for it to have a bit more sun and room enough to be huge. Sep 9, 2017 - * Common name: Viburnum 'Winterthur' * Botanical name: Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' * What it is: A glossy-leafed, native flowering shrub that gets white flower clusters in late May to June. Frances, I do love viburnums…they’re such a good shrub group. The above photo shows the numerous berries on just one of the three standards. Same with Blue Muffin. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. The white fertile flowers of Brandywine™ ('Bulk') Smooth Witherod appear in summer over glossy dark green leaves. Now is the time! Winterthur Smooth Viburnum. In late summer to early fall, berries in shades of both deep pink and blue-purple often appear on the same cluster, in striking contrast to the foliage. In early to midsummer, the shrub is … Michael Dirr, renowned woody plant expert at the University of Georgia and author of "Viburnums," comments that fruit production is increased when another similar or closely related viburnum is nearby to supplement cross-pollination of the plants' flowers. They are gorgeous! Hardiness: USDA Zones 5-9 It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. We had to do a stormwater mitigation planting in our Learning Garden and he advocated V. Winterthur be included. It is also wet site tolerant and deciduous. (Brokenbeat), Plants Are The Strangest People (Mr. Subjunctive), Poor Richard's Almanac (Ourfriendben and Silence Dogood), Ruusuja ja rikkaruohja -Roses And Weeds (Tuija R.), Steve Snedeker’s Landscape and Garden Blog, The Inelegant Gardener (Happy Mouffetard), The Sea Of Immeasurable Gravy (Arabella Sock), Zen's WNC Nature Notebook (Zen Sutherland). A choice shrub for nonstop color. It was dug out to make room for better candidates. Long-lasting fall foliage color. Pruning after flowering may be done, but will eliminate some of the late summer fruit display. Frances. Cannot be applied to previous orders. One of my favs is ‘Northern Burgundy Lights’. These two V. nudums are the best of all of the Viburnums grown here, and there are several. Winner of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal (Steyer Award) in 1991. A number of viburnums have been covered in the Green Industry News such as Viburnum x pragense, Viburnum sieboldii 'Seneca', and Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk'. Viburnum nudum Brandywine™ Viburnum - Smooth Witherod. Fall foliage is a dark maroon-red. We needed some winter interest. 721 Haywood Rd. My neighbor has many Viburnums, including one she calls highbush cranberry, it is berry-licious! Brandywine™ - Viburnum nudum. (2009), How to Cut Back the Too Tall Late Summer Bloomers, An awkward title that explains about making those very tall asters, mums and others shorter by cutting them down by half in May. Foliage sometimes turns an attractive maroon to dark red-purple in fall. Experience the most beautiful berry display in the plant kingdom with this stunning Viburnum. Because the leaves are glossy, they seem to shine in the sunlight. Short Description. To what degree of "dislike" I don't know, but I have straight nudum and 'Winterthur' growing in soil I believe to be on the alkaline side of neutral here in SW Ohio - clay soil about 30 inches deep on top of a limestone shelf and in partial shade. Viburnum nudum, commonly called smooth witherod, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, upright-spreading, deciduous shrub that typically grows in the wild to 5-12’ tall and as wide. A great companion pollinator for 'Winterthur' although Brandywine has good … I like this one you have highlighted that has those white berries. I’ll have to rectify that. Dec 7, 2012 - The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. Frances. Deer resistant, salt tolerant, seasonal interest and easy to care for makes it … I love viburnums and those new ones of yours look really worthwhile. There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. There are many good ones, Kathy, I am sure you will find the best for your climate and situation. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. or The Hop West It begins its display in late summer, as clusters of half-inch-diameter fruit begin to blush pink and become more intense over the course of a few weeks until the whole shrub looks bedecked in bubble gum. How long do the berries last before the birds strip the trees? I will pay attention this year and report back! Similar to and often confused with V. cassinoides but the foliage is more lustrous and waxy green. Frances. A great companion pollinator for ‘Winterthur’ although Brandywine has good berry production even without another pollinator nearby. I have not really paid attention to how long the berries last on these nudums. These are my favorites. Good selection for low spots and peripheries of water gardens, streams or ponds. The leaves are beautiful and now that these shrubs are getting larger, no longer pencils in dirt!, they are really adding to the overall look here. Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Flowers are followed by clusters of ovoid berries that change color as they ripen, from light pink to deep pink to blue to purplish-black. Best fruiting occurs when you’ve got two or more different Viburnum nudums or Viburnum nudum cultivars (such as ‘Brandywine’ and ‘Winterthur’) near one another. I saw the glossy green leaves and it had to come home. If I knew before what I know now, there would be more nudums and fewer of the others. 'Bulk', sold under the trade name of BRANDYWINE, is a more compact cultivar that typically grows to 5-6’ tall in cultivation. I recommend having both Winterthur and Brandywine, Janet, to have the most berries possible. Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’, Viburnum dentatum ‘Blue Muffin’, Viburnum dilatatum ‘Cardinal Candy’ and the escort to help with berry production, Viburnum nudum ‘Brandywine’ were ordered from Wayside Gardens in 2007. It was introduced into the trade by Mark Bulk of Boskoop, Netherlands. It is native to low woods, swamps and bogs in the eastern and southeastern U.S. from Connecticut south to Florida and Louisiana. Viburnum nudum is a plant in the genus Viburnum within the muskroot family, Adoxaceae (It was formerly part of Caprifoliaceae, the honeysuckle family).. One variety of the species is Viburnum nudum var. This year I wondered if it would even live but it has only given is slight wilt from time to time. Another variety, such as 'Brandywine,' nearby would help a lot. Beautiful. I will definitely look for the other ones on your post, and plant them in sun. Brandywine Viburnum is one of those must have plants with multi-colored jewel like berries, glossy leaves and deep, dark, red fall color! Who could resist that temptation when there was a blank, sunny space in between the Yellow/White Garden and the Black Garden that needed planting? nitidum, and Viburnum nitidum. Most of the Viburnums seem to need some diverse cultivars of the same species to help with berry production. As usual, the shrubs arrived the size of a packet of pencils but there was plenty of hope for their future. They are hardy and easy to taking rootings from and plant around the yard. The berries are highly acidic but edible. Hi Pat, thanks for joining in the Viburnum discussion here. (Shady Gardener), Fleeting Architecture-Aging in Place (Shenandoah), Garden Rant (Amy, Elizabeth, Susan, Michele), Gardening Gone Wild (Debra, Fran, Noel, Saxon), Isn't There Enough To Keep Up With? Viburnum, Brandywine Buy Any 3 Perennial Plants or Bulbs & Save 20% Buy Any 3 Perennial Plants or Bulbs & Save 20%. Will look into adding one in my garden. Shrub borders, foundations, hedges or roadside plantings. The late summer berries go from green to bright pink and blue. Full Description. 1301. In the future, I would plant a row of the V. nudums winterthur and brandywine. Still, it is often recommended with the 'Winterthur' cultivar. I have one in my garden which is too hidden–I need to give it a more prominent spot because it’s so pretty in all seasons. Chris I just installed 2 viburnum nudums in a similar way just last week... 1 was the Home Depot brandywine, and the second was a local nursery's "winterthur". The emphasis was to be on wildlife, the allure of the fruits was undeniable for birds and human enjoyment, so was the thinking. In doing the research for this post, one source said the birds don’t eat the berries until they turn sweeter, very late in the season like the winterberry hollies. Native to the Southeastern United States, it can withstand longer periods of heat and drought. I dug it out after having to constantly prune it to keep it from overpowering the other nearby shrubs. It delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. But they are planted in a fairly shady spot, so…. I have several, with Rusty Blackhaw being my favorite for berries of the ones I have. Limited time only. harbisonii, Viburnum cassinoides var. You may need two cultivars to get berries, some of the sites said so. I bought that one this spring at Growild! (2009), The Six Degrees Of Favorite Plants-Southern Living Blogathon, Very difficult to only pick your six favorite plants, some of us bent the rules a bit. My name is Frances and I am a lifelong gardener, having lived in various parts of the USA over many years. Brandywine is somewhat smaller An introduction of Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. I have several viburnum yet none of the ones you have listed. Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' A medium sized shrub growing 6' after 10 years but reported sightings of 8' and slightly narrower. That is why I got rid of mine, and it was in full sun. Fruit display in fall is a stunning mix of rosy pink and dark blue, over deep reddish maroon leaves which persist for a long time. Specific epithet means nude or naked. From 2000 to 2014 I was gardening on a slope in a small town in Tennessee. Foliage is elliptical and olive to dark geen above and lighter below. Selected by Winterthur Garden of Delaware. It is about 6' tall by 5' wide so far. (2009), There was something hidden in the forest and we were lucky enough to be able to see it. For best cross-pollination and subsequent fruit display, plant shrubs in groups rather than as single specimens. I planted a ‘Cardinal Candy’ last spring; so far it hasn’t done very well, although it did have a few blooms this spring. 'Winterthur' is an improved variety of Smooth Witherod, or Possum Haw, from Winterthur Gardens in Delaware. Brandywine™ viburnum delivers loads of breathtaking berries that transform from green to shades of vivid pink and blue. Thank you for visiting! Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. xoxoxo There was to be a sort of berry-filled hedge to divide the two … Needs a pollinator like V. Brandywine™ for best fruit production. Leaves are somewhat glossier than those of the species. Foliage: Shiny, elliptical leaves 3 to 4 inches long, Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ August 18, 2012, Viburnum nudum ‘Brandywine’ August 23, 2012. Happy birds! Blooms: White flowers in spring, not showy (especially when there is an explosion of other flowerings going on) But I don’t know the name. Frances, Pingback: Did You Ever Notice… | Fairegarden, Hmm. Frances. Blue muffin and the cardinals were much too large and not nearly as nice. Genus Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries Details [Brandywine] is an upright, deciduous shrub, to 2m in height and spread, with very glossy, long, oval leaves which turn wine-red in autumn. Dec 6, 2016 - The page in the catalog was so enticing, showing several Viburnum ssp. Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’, Viburnum dentatum ‘Blue Muffin’, Viburnum dilatatum ‘Cardinal Candy’ and the escort to help with berry production, Viburnum nudum ‘Brandywine’ were ordered from Wayside Gardens in 2007. 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