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Western Viburnum | Viburnum ellipticum

This attractive, round shrub has oval to round, waxy, coarsely-toothed leaves and clusters of white flowers from late spring to early summer, followed by clusters of orange-red fruits that turn shiny black in fall. Western viburnum foliage turns an attractive red in the fall. Birds eat the ripe fruits.


Plant Details

HabitatsOak Woodland, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Mature Height3-9 ft.
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil Toleranceprefers dry soil conditions; can tolerate moist soil
Special Usesdrought tolerant; attracts birds; attracts pollinators