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Emerald Triumph Viburnum

Viburnum 'Emerald Triumph'

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Emerald Triumph Viburnum (Viburnum 'Emerald Triumph') at Oakland Nurseries Inc

Emerald Triumph Viburnum

Emerald Triumph Viburnum

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Emerald Triumph Viburnum (Viburnum 'Emerald Triumph') at Oakland Nurseries Inc

Emerald Triumph Viburnum in bloom

Emerald Triumph Viburnum in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  7 feet

Spread:  7 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a


An outstanding hybrid garden shrub, featuring flat-topped clusters of creamy white flowers in spring and fruit which starts orange-red changing to black in fall; rounded and compact, tough and adaptable, a great specimen for the shrub garden

Ornamental Features

Emerald Triumph Viburnum features showy creamy white flat-top flowers at the ends of the branches in mid spring. The red fruits are held in abundance in spectacular clusters from late summer to late fall. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The fuzzy pointy leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall.

Landscape Attributes

Emerald Triumph Viburnum is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

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 to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Emerald Triumph Viburnum is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Emerald Triumph Viburnum will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 7 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot 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 prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Fruit  Fall Color  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features
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