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Viburnum sargentii

Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita'

A compact form of sargent viburnum selected by Jerry Draeger of McKay Nursery, Waterloo, WI.  White pinwheel-like blooms in mid to late May produce scarlet-red persistent fruits against a backdrop of yellow-orange fall color.  Unlike some compact plants which are grown for thier size but lack other desirable characteristics, 'Chiquita' is an excellent bloomer with abundant fruit set.  Grows to 6-7'.  Zone 3

USDA Hardiness Zone:



6 Feet


6 Feet

Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow to Moderate


  • Compact
  • Rounded
  • Dense

Soil Requirements

  • Acid
  • Moist, well drained

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Yellow-orange

Flowering Season

  • Mid to late May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Scarlet-red
  • Persistant
  • Abundant and showy

Winter foliage

  • Deciduous