There are more than 150 different plants in the viburnum genus; which includes evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous species. Most of our commonMany are native to North America. Most viburnums bloom in the spring; the flowers are sometimes fragrant and range in color from white and cream to pink tones. Flower arrangement and shape varies with species. Many viburnums are also known for their ornamental fruit, which may be red, yellow, blue or black. Because most viburnums prefer some shade, we have labeled them here at shade to part sun, however some can tolerate more sun. Plant habits, mature size, and bloom color varies. Plants may be small to medium shrubs while others would be considered small to medium trees. Viburnum leaves have attractive and distinctive, deep veined leaves.
- Shade to Part Sun
- Plant in moist but well-drained soil
- Mature size, growing habit, blooming and fruiting vary