- USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8
- Height 5 - 7 Feet
- Spread 5 - 7 Feet
Blue Muffin Viburnum is one of those plants you absolutely have to have in your landscape, especially if you want to attract birds, bees and other pollinators! No space for a tree in your garden? This fits the bill of a medium to large shrub. The perfect plant for any space if you will. The botanical name is Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'. It is native to eastern North America and only known to exist in the wild in Missouri.
The Blue Muffin Viburnum has 5 seasons of interest too! From the emergence of the deep green, glossy leaves, the flat topped white flowers that resemble powder puffs, to the gorgeous bright, blue berries and then fabulous fall foliage of burgundy and orange! Of course the 5th season is the upright branching that shows off the structure of the shrub.
Blue Muffin Viburnum Care
It grows 5-7 feet tall and 5-7 feet wide and is hardy from Zone 3a – Zone 8b making it an almost anywhere plant! This shrub prefers full sun but tolerates partial sun as well. It blooms on old wood which means the branches from the year before. The Blue Muffin Viburnum is deer resistant which is an awesome bonus! It displays excellent salt tolerance in coastal areas making it an all-around plant.
Note: In order for the shrub to produce berries, you will need to plant another variety of viburnum dentatum. We offer 3 varieties of viburnum dentatum:
Blue Muffin Viburnum Spacing
It can be used as focal plant in the garden, in mass or as a hedge when planted on 5 ft. centers.
Viburnum dentatum 'Christom' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height: 5-7 Feet|
|Spread: 5-7 Feet|
|Spacing: 6-8 Feet|
|Blooms On: Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'|
|Common Name: Blue Muffin® Viburnum|
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®|
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.