White snowball viburnum flowers in bloom.


Are you looking to add some color and texture to your home garden? Viburnum shrubs are a great way to jazz up any outdoor space with colorful blooms and lush foliage. Easy to care for, these hardy plants come in many varieties, which means there is something suitable for gardens in all climates—from the coldest winter temperatures right through to the hottest summer weather. Use our guides down below to learn how to choose the best species and cultivars and find tips on planting and nurturing viburnum so that it will thrive in your backyard. New to these beautiful flowering shrubs? Start here.

Learn how to Grow and Care for Viburnum Shrubs

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There are over 150 species of woody flowering viburnum shrubs with clusters of blossoms in shades of cream, pink, and white. Some are evergreen. Others are deciduous, with vibrant autumn foliage and clusters of deep blue to red fruits. Learn how to grow one or more of the many available viburnum species and cultivars.

25 of the Best Viburnum Varieties

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Viburnum is a woody flowering shrub for full sun to partial shade locations in Zones 2 to 8. Most types display fragrant blooms in the spring followed by colorful autumn foliage and drupes at season’s end. Learn more about 25 of the best native and non-native viburnum varieties and choose your favorites. Read more now.

How to Identify and Treat Common Viburnum Diseases

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Viburnums are versatile, low-maintenance shrubs that are usually disease-free, but under certain conditions, you may face issues. Many of these are fungal in nature, causing damage that is merely cosmetic, though others may be more serious. Learn how to identify and treat common viburnum diseases in this guide. Read more.