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Viburnum cassinoides

Common Name(s):
Blue haw, Witherod viburnum
Categories:
Native Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Dense habit; variable fall foliage- dull crimson, orange-red or purple; attracts birds; native to eastern US. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
5-10 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, dull dark green leaves; 1.5 to 3.5 in. long; bronze to purple-tinged new growth; orange-red, dull crimson and purple fall color
Flower:
Creamy white flowers with yellow stamens in early summer on 2 to 5 in. flat-topped cyme; fruit changes from green to pink to red then blue and black
Zones:
3 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist soil; tolerates wet sites
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense rounded shrub; stiff, spreading, slightly arching branches
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; moist soil, tolerates wet sites
Fruit:
Creamy white flowers in spring; green fruit turns to iridescent pink to red then blue and black
Width:
5-8 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 569

Viburnum cassinoides Viburnum cassinoides
Kent McFarland, CC BY-NC - 4.0
Viburnum cassinoides Viburnum cassinoides
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 4.0
Viburnum cassinoides Viburnum cassinoides
Kent McFarland, CC BY-NC - 4.0