Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'

Viburnum sargentii ‘Onondaga’

Viburnum

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

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Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'
  • Common name: Viburnum
  • Family: Adoxaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous

Viburnums range from deciduous to semi-evergreens and evergreens. They thrive in well drained soils in open situations. They are grown for their flowers, autumn colour and clusters of bright berries, varying in colour from blue, red or black.

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Viburnum sargentii ‘Onondaga’ is a large, deciduous viburnum, bearing maple-like leaves which emerge deep bronze-purple in spring, maturing to green in summer, and then turning purple again in autumn. Lacecap flowerheads comprising pretty reddish buds and white florets appear in May.

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For best results, grow Viburnum sargentii ‘Onondaga’ in full sun to partial shade, in moist but well-drained soil. Prune in late winter if necessary.

How to grow Viburnum 'Onondaga'

  • Plant size

    2.5m height

    1.5m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Viburnum 'Onondaga' and wildlife

Viburnum 'Onondaga' is known for attracting birds and butterflies​/​moths. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers and has seeds for birds.

Does not attract Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Attractive to Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Viburnum 'Onondaga' poisonous?

Viburnum 'Onondaga' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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