Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita'

Chiquita Cranberrybush

Categories: Shrubs

Unlike some compact plants which are grown for their size but lack other desirable characteristics, 'Chiquita' is an excellent bloomer with abundant fruit set.  Grows to 6-7'.  Zone 3


More About Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita'

  • compact form of V. sargentii

A compact form of Sargent viburnum selected by Jerry Draeger of McKay Nursery, Waterloo, WI.  White pinwheel-like blooms in mid to late May produce scarlet-red persistent fruits against a backdrop of yellow-orange fall color. 

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Height:

6-8 ft

Spread:

6-8 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Native to Northeast
  • Screening/Hedge
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Specimen
  • Hedging

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Burgundy

Flower Color

  • White

Fruit

  • bright red

Habit

  • Spreading