Alleghany viburnum

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Alleghany'

Alleghany viburnum, Viburnum x rhytidophylloides, Plant Select
Alleghany viburnum, Viburnum x rhytidophylloides, Plant Select
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.
Plant Type Shrub
Height 8-10 feet
Width 8-10 feet
Flowering Season Late spring
Flower Color White
Sun Sun, Part Sun, Shade
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4b-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native No
Year Introduced 1997
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 8150 ft

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