Allegheny Viburnum
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The "X" in the latin binomial of many plants, such as Allegheny Viburnum (Viburnum Xrhytidophylloides 'Allegheny') signifies that the plant is a hybrid. Allegheny Viburnum is a hybrid between Leatherleaf Viburnum (Viburnum rhytidophyllum) and Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana).

Up to 10 feet tall and wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Flowers are small, cream colored, and abundant in mid-spring. The fruit are vivid and red when young and mature to a purple-black color. Leaves have a leathery texture and are semi-persistent through the winter.
Pests & Diseases
Powdery mildew, root rot, cankers
Landscape Use
Great for hedges, screens, shrub borders, and as a specimen
Care Practices
Plant in an area protected from the wind in full sun to part shade and keep moist. These shrubs are cold tolerant, drought tolerant, and adapt well to a variety of soils, but they are not heat tolerant.
Native Range
Western Asia