Vivacious Viburnum

Chapter member Tom Brown sent a photo of his gorgeous native Walter viburnum (Viburnum obovatum) full of flowers. A visit to his yard is scheduled for May 20, 2021 …

This fast-growing shrub grows to be about 15′ tall and makes a great privacy hedge. Smaller cultivars are available. Be aware that it sometimes suckers.

Flowering is profuse in full sun and is followed by tiny blue black fruits.

You can see it flowering at the Environmental Learning Center …

Its tiny white flowers attract lots of pollinators. These flowers contain a limited amount of nectar but offer lots of pollen …

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