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Steady Eddy Viburnum

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 4 - 5 Feet
  • Width 4 - 5 Feet
  • Growing Zones 5-8

Steady Eddy™ is a striking, reliable repeat bloomer with elegant, lacy, white flowers. It is difficult to believe that there is an improved ‘Summer Snowflake’ but Steady Eddy™ is a stronger bloomer. It flowers for a long time in spring and again in summer. A deciduous shrub, it has dark green, glossy, deep-veining leaves. It grows to a height of 48-60 inches with a spread of 48-60 inches. This space-saving shrub is low maintenance.

The horizontal growth habit of the branches provides a peerless architectural feature in the landscape. The flowers grow along the branches in rows or files, hence the name doublefile viburnum. It has no serious insect or disease problems. It is deer and rabbit resistant while attracting pollinators. Steady Eddy™ has a space-saving habit, growing half the size of conventional viburnums, making it suitable for smaller spaces. Use it in the border, for mass plantings, or as a specimen or focal point. Its flowering branches make a lovely filler for cut flower arrangements.

Steady Eddy Viburnum Care

This is a low maintenance shrub for zones 5-8. Plant it in moist, well-drained soil with mulch around the roots to keep them cool. Water consistently. Viburnums are not heavy feeders but, to help support growth and overall health of the plant, you may feed them after they bloom with a slow-release shrub and tree food.

Steady Eddy™ prefers part sun to sun locations. It adapts well to most soil types. Pruning is not necessary. You may remove the oldest stems every few years.

Steady Eddy Viburnum Spacing

In the landscape, in mass plantings for example, space plants 60 inches apart. When placing it in a border with other plants allow enough room for its spread of 48-60 inches.

Steady Eddy Viburnum Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8
Plant Type: Shrub
Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Mature Height: 4 - 5 Feet
Mature Width: 4 - 5 Feet
Plant Spacing: 4 - 5 Feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): White
Seasonal Interest: Spring Mid Summer
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Resists: Deer, Rabbits
Features: Cut Flowers, Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance, Continuous Blooming or Reblooming
Uses: Border Plant Edging Plant Landscape Mass Planting Specimen or Focal Point
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum 'NCVP1' USPPAF, Can PBRAF

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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.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

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

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Summer Shipping

  • 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.