- Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 5 - 10 Feet
- Mature Spread 5 - 10 Feet
- Growing Zones 5 - 8
Let's play ball! It’s Opening Day in the garden! Flower buds tinged in light green develop into white blossoms that are so big you could almost hit them out of the park. Covered from May to June in 3 inch wide clusters of blossoms, this beautiful viburnum reaches a height of 5 to 10 feet with a spread of 5 to 8 feet is sure to be a homerun wherever it's planted. A bonus is the contrasting dark, green foliage turns a deep red-purple in fall.
A low maintenance, compact, rounded shrub that is a carefree bloomer flowering the first year, easy to care for and fast growing. It would be wonderful as a hedge, accent plant in the perennial garden, foundation planting and do well in a pot or planter that is 3 feet high and 3 feet wide at minimum. Heat tolerant, disease resistant, pest resistant, deer resistant and winter hardy in zones 5 to 8.
Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum Care
This viburnum does best in full sun or partial shade in an area which is moist and well-drained but is tolerant of a wide range of soils. It does well growing in an urban setting.
Flowering on old wood, it is best to prune this viburnum right after flowering to reduce height, maintain shape or open up the shrub. Deadheading is not necessary with this viburnum.
Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum Spacing
Opening Day should be spaced at a distance of 5 to 8 feet when planted en masse, as a privacy hedge or screen. A good choice for a pot or planter large enough to support it provided the containers are spaced out at the same distance.
Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8|
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 5 - 10 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 5 - 8 Feet|
|Spacing: 5 - 8 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Dark Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Disease, Pests & Insects|
|Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Uses: Borders, Hedges & Privacy, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: First Editions Plants|
|Common Name: Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum|
|Scientific Name: VIBURNUM PLICATUM `OPENING DAY`|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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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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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
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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.