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Viburnum nudum var. angustifolium /Possumhaw

Viburnum nudum var. angustifolium   / Viburnum nudum var. angustifolium
Red stems in spring
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Red stems in spring

Foliage with red petiole and red stems

A plant that is over 10 feet tall

An inflorescence just before bursting into bloom

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Scientific Name: Viburnum nudum var. angustifolium
Common Name: Possumhaw
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Green, Pink, Blue, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Has white flowers in spring and attracts butterflies, nice foliage in spring and fall which may turn red in fall and winter and colorful fruit that turns from green to pink, then red and finally to bluish-black. Fruit is eaten by a number of birds. This selection has some drought tolerance.