Viburnums in general are favored for their colorful fruits. Smooth Witherod Viburnum is native to the Eastern U.S. and looks especially nice in a naturalistic setting. Its natural symmetrical shape doesn't require much pruning or maintenance. Also called Possumhaw.
- USDA Zones: 5 - 9
- Height: 6 - 10', Spacing: 6 - 10'
- Exposure: Full Sun / Partial Shade
- Bloom Season: Early summer
- Flower Color: White sprays of 3-5" flat-topped flowers. The persistent fruits dangle in clusters and pass through shades of green, pink, blue to purplish-black.
- Foliage: Green, turning reddish-purple in fall.
- Growing Tips: Prefers moist soil, but tolerates drought once established.
- Notes: Flowers are popular with butterflies and bees.