Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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DescriptionFabulous foliage, flowers, and fruit - what more could you ask for?! All That Glows viburnum (Viburnum dentatum var. deamii) is a North American native selection that boasts all three, and supports multiple species of butterflies. The show starts in spring with glossy foliage, which is soon followed by dense clusters of white flowers. If All That Glitters viburnum is planted nearby, you'll be treated to clusters of blue berries from late summer through frost, too. These two plants make a fantastic choice for planting as a hedge, a backdrop to a perennial or native plant garden, or incorporating into your home landscaping.
A note on pollination: If berries are important to you, you must plant at least one All That Glitters viburnum and at least one All That Glows viburnum. They can be anywhere within about 50' of one another; both plants will develop fruit.DetailsBotanical name:Viburnum dentatum var. deamii 'SMVDBL' Patent #: USPP 25,897 Common name: Viburnum - Arrowwood Zone: 4 - 8 Sun exposure: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part-sun (4-6 hrs sun/day) Height x width: 4 - 6' tall and wide Flower color: White Foliage color: Green Season of interest: Spring to fall Bloom time: Early summer Features:Wet soils, privacy & screening, native, heat tolerant, dry soils, drought tolerant, deer resistant, cold tolerant Uses: Specimen, Landscaping, Pollinator gardens. How To GrowSoil: Grow in any moist but well-drained soil. Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part-sun (4-6 hrs sun/day) Water: Average. Space: min. 4' apart. Fertilizing: Apply a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring if desired. Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended. Maintenance: No pruning is required. Blooms on old wood. Plant within 20' of All That Glitters viburnum for a good fruit set on both plants.
Our Guide for Fall Planting
The start of fall may signal the gardening season is coming to a close, but it’s not over yet! There is still plenty of time to enjoy colorful flowers and foliage or even sprinkle in some new perennials and shrubs before winter arrives.