Alleghany Viburnum

General Information

Alleghany Viburnum is a cross between V. rhytidophyllum and V. lantana ‘Mohican’  and was introduced by the National Arboretum in 1966.  It features deep, green foliage and a compact habit. Flat clusters of yellow-white flowers bloom abundantly in spring.  Bright, red berries follow the flowers, and turn black as they mature. Alleghany is a ‘leatherleaf’ type with wrinkled leaves that are darker green than other ‘leatherleafs’.  An attractive shrub to help control erosion on slopes and ditches. Plant as a specimen, shrub border, or group planting in your landscape.

Additional Information

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides ‘Alleghany’ grows best in Full to Part Sun.  It will grow 8-10′ tall with a similar spread. Plant in zones 5 to 8. Heat and drought tolerant. Attracts birds and butterflies.

Care & Shipping Notes

Easy to grow in average, well drained soil.  No serious insect or disease problems.   Prune immediately after flowering if needed, so that the next years flower buds are not disturbed. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. 

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Mature Width 8 to 10 Feet
Mature Height 8 to 10 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 5 to 8

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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