The very dark green textured foliage of Allgheny viburnum

‘Alleghany’

Viburnum - Lantanaphyllum

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides

'Alleghany'

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The very dark green textured foliage of Allgheny viburnum
  • Handsome foliage
  • Fall interest
  • Semi-evergreen
Description

A stately semi-evergreen viburnum noted for its dark green, rugose leaves and attractive red fruit in late summer. Best fruit set when V. rhytidophyllum or V. lantana are planted nearby for pollination. Large, 4" creamy-yellow flowers in May. Developed by Don Egolf at the U.S. National Arboretum in 1958.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 6 - 8'

Width 6 - 8'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Semi-evergreen

Bloom Time Late spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Prefers moist, well drained soils.

Pruning Blooms on old wood. However, pruning after blooming will remove the potential for fruit develop.

Uses Mixed borders; hedges; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips Site out of winter winds, particularly in cold climates. Benefits from mulch.