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Excellent uniformity and good fall color.

Viburnum Autumn Jazz®

Autumn Jazz has a uniform shape, dense branching and great fall color. It requires less shaping than other dentatum selections.

A superior clonal selection of a popular landscape shrub with excellent uniformity, consistent ornamental character and good fall color. Foliage Dark green, slightly pendulous, with glabrous, colorful red petioles.

Flowers Creamy white, flat-topped, 3 to 4" in diameter, late May to early June. Fruit Dark metallic blue to blue-black clusters of berries, September to October. Fall Color Depending on weather conditions, an appealing kaleidoscope blend of yellow, orange, red, and burgundy, late October into November. Excellent in shrub borders, groupings, hedges, and screens or naturalized with native ornamentals to attract wildlife during fruit set.

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Who Am I?

  • Common Name

    Autumn Jazz arrowwood viburnum
  • Botanical Name

    Viburnum dentatum 'Ralph Senior'
  • Origin

    Selected by Ralph Synnestvedt, Sr. of the Synnestvedt Nursery Company, Round Lake, Illinois.


Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    Spring
  • Size

    10-12' tall by 8-10' wide in 10 years
  • Hardiness Zone

    3-8
  • Light

    Full sun
  • Soil

    Adaptable to a broad spectrum of soils
  • Moisture

    Drought tolerant, avoid extremely wet sites.
  • Disease & Pests

    None known
  • Landscape Use

    Borders, foundations, mass plantings, commercial landscapes, naturalized plantings
  • Propagation

    Softwood Cuttings

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