Viburnum x rhytidophylloides

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides
  • BOTANICAL NAME: Viburnum x rhytidophylloides
  • PRONUNCIATION: vi-ber'num ri-ti-do-fil-oy'dez
  • COMMON NAME: Lantanaphyllum Viburnum
  • FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
  • NATIVITY:
  • GROWTH HABIT: upright, spreading shrub with slightly arching branches
  • SIZE: 8 to 10' (height) by 8 to 10' (spread)
  • HARDINESS: Zone 4 - 8
  • CULTURE: Prefers full sun and moist soil
  • LANDSCAPE USE: excellent foliage
  • FOLIAGE: 4 to 8" long
  • BUDS: flower bud tightly clustered like a cauliflower
  • BARK: brown
  • FLOWER: creamy white, unpleasant scent about 3 to 4" flowering in Mid-May
  • FRUIT: Drupe, reddish changing to black in the fall
  • PROPAGATION: Cuttings
  • PESTS: none serious
  • CULTIVARS: 'Dart's Duke' ' Holland' 'Willowwood'

 

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