Viburnum

Location: new planting SW Corner of Lippincott Hall 
Approximate blooming period: late April - early May

Koreanspice viburnum, Viburnum carlesii

Origin: Korea 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 4 & 5
Height and Form: 4-5(8) ft tall x 4-8 ft wide, Deciduous shrub, upright and spreading, multi-stemmed
Foliage and Bark: Leaves opposite, simple, broad ovate, 3-10 cm long, 2-6.5 cm wide, rounded at base, dull green and stellate (star-shaped hairs) pubescent above, underside paler and pubescent
Flowers, Fruit, and Seeds: Flowers pink at first, then white, in hemispherical clusters about 6 cm wide, very fragrant at first. Fruit is blue-black, ellipsoid, 
Cultivars/Varieties:

Leather-leaf arrow-wood, Viburnum rhytidophyllum

Origin: central and western China
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 5 
Height and Form: Broadleaf evergreen shrub that can get to 15 ft or taller 
Foliage and Bark: naked fuzzy buds that produce lush dark green colored, rough textured, long, simple leaves, on tomentose, light gray bark 
Flowers, Fruit, and Seeds: showy, fragrant yellowish-white flowers that bloom in rounded clusters, fruit are red maturing to black oval drupes
Cultivars/Varieties:

'Cree' - This form has smaller leaves than the species (to 6" long) and may be slightly more cold hardy. It flowers abundantly and may represent a slight improvement over the species.

'Roseum' - The only notable feature of this selection are the pink flower buds that open to flowers that are as per the species


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