Wayfaringtree viburnum (Viburnum lantana)

USDA Hardiness Zones

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Wayfaringtree viburnum
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Wayfaringtree viburnum (Viburnum lantana)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
10 to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
wide-spreading; rounded, upright shrub; 10-15’ tall and wide; coarse texture; no fall color; showy, creamy-white flowers in late spring; red fruit that changes to black in late summer to early fall; fruit attracts birds; full sun to partial shade; adaptable to most soils and pH, but prefers a cool, fertile, loamy soil; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; drought tolerant; sensitive to road salt; susceptible to viburnum borer; do not shear; native to Europe and Asia; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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