Deciduous, Evergreen, Shrubs, Semi-evergreen, Decorative fruit or berries, Flowers
Large, diverse group of plants with generally oval, often handsome leaves and clusters of typically white, sometimes fragrant flowers. Blossoms are usually followed by single-seeded, often brilliantly colored fruit much appreciated by birds. Many viburnums are grown for their flower display, a few for their showy fruit. Many evergreen types are valuable as foliage plants. Several species can be grown as small trees.Viburnum hybrids
These spring-blooming viburnums all have complex ancestry.
‘Cayuga’. Deciduous. Zones 2–11, 14–24. Grows to 5 ft. tall and wide. Dark green, 1–3-in.-long leaves. White flowers open from pink buds.
‘Chesapeake’. Semievergreen. Zones 3–11, 14–24. Grows to 8 ft. tall and 10 ft. wide, with wavy-edged, glossy dark green leaves. Two-inch clusters of fragrant white flowers open from pink buds; dull red fruit ages to black.
‘Conoy’. Evergreen. Zones 3–12, 14–24. Dense growth to 5 ft. tall and wide. Lustrous dark green, 2–2 1/2-in. leaves are whitish beneath; take on maroon tinge in cold winters. Slightly fragrant flowers are followed by long-lasting red berries. Tolerates shearing.
‘Eskimo’. Semievergreen. Zones 3–12, 14–24. Dense, compact habit to 5 ft. tall and wide. Shiny dark green leaves to 4 in. long; unscented flowers in 3–4-in., snowball-like clusters.
Best in zones 17, 24; H1, H2. A handsome, upright tree or shrub reaching 20–40 ft. high by 5&nda...
Native to the southeastern U.S. Leaves and flower clusters are often twice as big as those of Chio...
Usually grown as an annual. Dainty creeper that may appear uninvited in shadier parts of the garden, s...