Scientific Name: Viburnum x carlcephalum
Common Name: fragrant viburnum
Family Name: Viburnaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense
Form: Round
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Fragrance, Mixed shrub border, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Pubescent, Orbicular, Dentate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Apr-May
Fruit: Drupe, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Red, Dark-red, Brown, Black, Jul-Aug
Key ID Features:
Leaves opposite, 4-ranked, ovate, up to 11cm long x 5cm wide, margins toothed; cymes dense and rounded, 6-10cm wide, florets white, about 12mm wide, highly fragrant. Winter ID: some twigs ending in clusters of flower buds 1-1.5cm wide.