Mariesii doublefile is a very beautiful shrub, much appreciated in our gardens for its appealing blooming.
Viburnum plicatum Mariesii facts
Name – Viburnum plicatum v. tomentosum ‘Mariesii’
Family – Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae)
Type – shrub
Height – 8 feet (2.5 m)
Exposure – full sun or part sun
Soil – ordinary, well drained
Foliage – deciduous
Flowering – April to June
Planting, caring for it and pruning contribute a lot to the proper growth of the Viburnum plicatum Mariesii.
Planting your Viburnum plicatum v. tomentosum ‘Mariesii’
Preferably in fall or in spring for specimens purchased in pots or in containers.
- Follow our advice on planting shrubs.
No pruning is formally required, but you may of course prune it to adjust its silhouette or reduce its size.
Wait for the blooming to end if you wish to reduce or reshape the shrub.
- Find our advice on pruning shrubs.
All there is to know about Viburnum plicatum ‘Mariesii’
The ‘Mariesii’ viburnum is a very beautiful shrub which has a blooming as magnificent in spring as its foliage is in fall.
As part of a flowered hedge, as a standalone or in shrub beds, its growing and maintenance is easy.
Also part of the Viburnum family is laurestine or Viburnum tinus which is often found in our gardens, and also ‘Watanabe’ doublefile japanese snowball which has a blooming that lasts for a very long time, from May to October.
Smart tip about Mariesii
Avoid locations that are too exposed to harsh sun.