Blackhaw Viburnum is a large shrub or small tree with clusters of creamy white flowers followed by pink-rose berries, which birds love to eat. Its distinctive bronze-green foliage on reddish purple stems turns blue-black in the fall. Blackhaw grows to 12 to 15 feet high and 8 to12 feet wide.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsU.S. native. Attracts birds. Low-maintenance. Edible fruit.
CareProvide full sun to partial shade in moist, but well-drained soil. Prune immediately after flowering.
- Genus : Viburnum
- Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
- Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Bloom Time : Late Spring
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Characteristics : Showy Fall Foliage, Showy Fruit
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : White