Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Audio Play Icon Headphones Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon

The Plant Guide

Browse the Full Plant Guide

Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum prunifolium

vy-BURN-um prew-nih-FOE-lee-um Audio

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.

ProblemsNothing serious.

  • 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
View Comments

Comments

Log in or create an account to post a comment.

Related Plants

Related Articles

More From the Plant Guide

Winter Interest

Partial Shade

Browse the Full Plant Guide