Viburnum acerifolium / Mapleleaf Viburnum


A slim-branched native shrub of upland forests. Clusters of white blooms yield blue-black fruits in fall. In autumn, the shrub’s maple-shaped foliage turns vibrant colors – yellow, deep reds, and dusky purples.

Pairs well with Witch Hazel.

Host plants for the Spring Azure butterfly and numerous moth larvae. Alternate host plant for Baltimore Checkerspot.

Height: 4′ – 8′      Blooms: May, June

Siting: Dry to moist/well-drained, part sun to shade

Deer Resistance: Low

Provenance: NJ


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