Common Name: David viburnum
Origin/Ecology: Southeast Asia/Japan/China.
Habit: Mounded, spreading, to 2 m tall by 2 m wide, max 3 m.
Leaves: Leathery, heavily veined, more textured than V. connamomifolium. Palmate venation, glabrous, obovate, ovate, dentate, entire.
Leaf Arrangement: opposite
Flowers and Fruit: Bigger buds than V. cinnamomifolium. Corymb-like cymes of small white flowers, blue berries.
Water Use, Soil: Well-drained, moist
Exposure: Part shade to full sun.
Landscape Uses: “Gas station plant”: used widely, very adaptable. Xeriscaping, group or mass planting, hedge row, mixed shrub border, spring interest, woodland margin, winter interest, small garden/space.
Limitations: Pest and disease resistant. May get scale insects.