|Viburnum - Wayfaring Tree (Emerald Triumph)|
|The Emerald Triumph is the smaller, more rounded version of the standard Wayfaring Tree.An excellent shrub for landscape use, featuring showy flat-topped clusters of creamy white flowers in spring and fruit which starts pink, changing to red and finally black in fall. It is a very tough and adaptable shrub.|
|Emerald Triumph Wayfaring Tree in Bloom|
|Botanical (latin) name:||Viburnum lantana 'Emerald Triumph'|
|Height 6ft (3m)||Spread 6ft (2m)|
|summer leaf colour - glossy dark green||Fall leaf colour - deep purple|
|Fruit - changes pink, red, black||Bark - smooth grey|
|Blossoms - copious white clusters||Fragrance - Blossons no, fall pungent agreeable|
|Habit - Upright rounded||Placement - full sun to partial shade,, moist well drained soils|
|Why would you want this shrub?||Spring floral, fall colour, attracts birds|
The Emerald Triumph Wayfaring Tree is covered in stunning creamy white flat-top flowers in mid spring. It has glossy dark green foliage throughout the summer turning a vibrant deep purple in the fall. The red fruits are held in abundance in spectacular clusters from late summer to late fall. The smooth gray bark is not particularly outstanding.
Wayfaring Tree is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting birds but not deer.i.
The Emerald Triumph Wayfaring Tree will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.
This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution.
|Price last updated on Feb 13, 2014||Listing of Accent_Plants|