Did you know?
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
Great for hedges, screens, shrub borders, and as a specimen
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.