Viburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Alleghany'
Stately, richly textured shrub with deep green leaves that are practically evergreen most winters. Spectacular white bloom in spring with rich red berries through the summer and fall. A wonderful four season shrub hybridized at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. It provides an effect in the landscape similar to evergreen rhododendrons, and it is much more widely adaptable. Shrub. Tips from the pros: Use a mulch of bark or leaves in dry climates to retain soil moisture around plants.
|Flowering Season||Late spring|
|Sun||Sun, Shade, Partial Sun|
|Water Needs||Moderate to dry|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 4b-8|
|Soil Type||Clay, loam, sandy|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||No|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||No maintenance, trim back large canes in fall or spring to shape this shrub.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Follow annual maintenance. This can be a long lived large shrub if growing conditions are correct. If it needs to be pruned, follow ISA pruning techniques.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 6200 ft|