Cayuga Viburnum (Viburnum x carlcephalum ‘Cayuga’)

Cayuga Viburnum

The Cayuga Viburnum (Viburnum x carlcephalum ‘Cayuga’) is about to blow all of your plant expectations out of the water with its captivating white flowers and incredible coloration. In the spring the shrub has dark green foliage that holds aloft clusters of the most precious pinkish-white flowers that look like little bouquets! These round mophead-style blooms attract pollinators galore!

Before you know it, you’ll get round leaves that are a deep purple coloration in the fall. If you’re needing a shrub that will add an elegant ornamental feature to your garden then this is the one for you. It will make you feel like you and your landscaping is on cloud 9! Cayuga Viburnum is great as an accent shrub in your landscaping and stands out phenomenally alongside finer green trees. This will make your garden look complete and full.

Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 5 through 8, Cayuga is a brilliant offspring of the Koreanspice and Snowball Viburnum, keeping the best of both parents! Fragrance, color, berries for birds and flowers for pollinators, plus fantastic fall color – All wrapped into one! Hefty in size at maturity, these ornamentals can attain 4-8 feet in height and 6-8 feet in width when left unpruned.

Planting and Application:

This magnificent shrub adds a dramatic feature to your landscaping when mass planted. The colors and flowers stand out intensely! Pollinator borders and cut flower gardens both display their gratitude with the inclusion of these ornamental shrubs by way of the profuse blooms! Use as a single focal point and anchor in the foundation plantings, you are sure to find the perfect location for these versatile plants! Imagine creating outdoor rooms and mixed-shrub borders of these lovely blossoms!

You will want everyone to see your beautiful shrub, so plant it along the walkway to your front door. People won’t be able to stop asking where you got such an incredible shrub. Songbirds and butterflies won’t be able to pass up your shrubs either! Create rows of shelter and buffets for your songbirds and beneficial insects that also create privacy for you! Groupings create shelter and naturalized banks of eyesore-hiding screens, blocking wind, noise, and slow drifting snow while creating a habitat for wildlife!

  • Dark Green Foliage with Pinkish-White Flowers
  • Orange Red Fall Color
  • Easy to Care For!
  • Wildlife, Pollinators & Bird Friendly
  • Dramatic Specimen & Amazing Accent Shrub, Hedge & Screening

Tips for Care:

Plant this Viburnum variety in rich, well-drained soil with partial shade to full sun. You also want to be sure to add a 3-4 inch layer of mulch around the base of your shrub to ensure even moisture and protect it from nasty pests and diseases. Prune only immediately after flowering and renewal prune every 3-5 years by removing older, thicker stems when the bush is dormant.

  • Sun To Part Shade
  • Moderate Moisture Needs & Appreciates Mulched Beds
  • Almost Any Well-Drained Soil Type
  • Deer Don’t Prefer The Taste – Juglone Tolerant
  • Cold Hardy Cultivar Native to North America
  • Easy-Care in Well-Drained Soil

Gorgeous round flower clusters, fall color and get easy-care flowering ornamental shrubs!

Cayuga Viburnum (Viburnum x carlcephalum ‘Cayuga’) Details

Common name Cayuga Viburnum
Botanical name Viburnum x carlcephalum 'Cayuga'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 4 - 8 ft.
Width 6 - 8 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time After Flowering
Flower color Pinkish-White