Spice Baby™ Koreanspice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii
Spice Baby Viburnum or Viburnum carlesii is a showy dwarf flowering shrub known for its white snowball-shaped blooms and dark green foliage. In the spring, red buds emerge and transition to a soft shade of pink, and graduate to a white showy spectacle. Spice Baby Viburnum has year-round interest for its dark green foliage that changes to a crimson red hue in the fall and winter months.
This deer-resistant shrub reaches heights of 60 inches and a spread of 60 inches. It’s compact growth habit makes it an excellent selection for any small space garden. Koreanspice Viburnum grows best in partial to full sun and acidic, well-drained soil. Plant this hardy shrub that is sure to bring a spicy, yet sweet aroma to any garden or landscape.
Fragrant. White flowers. Compact. Deer-resistant.
Small or Miniature
Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Height Category: Medium
Garden Height: 42 - 60 Inches
Spacing: 42 - 70 Inches
Spread: 42 - 60 Inches
Flower Colors: White
Foliage Colors: Green
Foliage Shade: Green
Container Role: Thriller
Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun, Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Blooms On: Old Wood
Bloom Time: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Water Category: Average
PLEASE NOTE: To produce berries, you'll need another carlesii (same species) but a different cultivar (Spice Girl).
Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Fertilize with a controlled release fertilizer in spring. May be trimmed after flowering.
With its fragrant spring blooms and attractive habit, this compact Korean Spice viburnum is a great addition to gardens. Stronger growing than other compact varieties, it's a great choice for smaller landscapes, providing all of the spicy, intoxicating spring fragrance of traditional Koreanspice viburnum in a petite package.