Viburnum prunifolium (blackhaw viburnum)
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Category: Shrubs and Small Trees

Photo Credits: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder

Additional Species:

‘Summer Magic,’ foliage emerges with bronze edge; V. rufidulum, rusty blackhaw or southern blackhaw

Height: 12 – 15 feet


Spread:  12 feet


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: IA


Fruit: showy, edible, blue-black, berry-like fruit; persists fall into winter


Comments & Cautions: may sucker in ideal conditions; excellent plant for larger gardens


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec


Plant Form

upright, multi-stemmed shrub or small tree


Foliage

glossy dark green leaves; reddish purple fall color


Flowers

small white flowers in flat-topped clusters, non-fragrant; May-June

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