Viburnum - Onondaga
5" Flowers and Persistent Berries
Onondaga Viburnum, viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga', is a large 10'-12' native shrub with an equal spread.
It has young velvety maple leafed foliage is dark maroon and matures to deep green with a purple tinge.
The creamy white flat-topped clusters of flowers with maroon centers are 5" across. They start bloomng in May and June. The outside flowers of each head open first and gradually open toward the center.
This viburnum produces small red berries that birds love. The berries will persisit until spring.
Autumn turns the green foliage a bright red.
It requires full sun to full shade and prefers moist, well-drained soils of average fertility in full sun. It can be pruned to any size.
‘Onondaga’ requires more watering than most viburnum, but develops into an excellent multi-season interest flowering shrub. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.
It makes a great screen, hedge, specimen, back of garden, or shrub border plant.
Viburnum are one of the most outstanding group of shrubs for use in the landscape planting because they are hardy and resistant to serious pests.
*5" White Flower Heads Attract Butterflies
*Small Red Berries Attract Birds
*Native Plant Grows Nearly Anywhere
|Family||Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'|
|Foliage||Maroon - Tinged, Velvety|
|Mature Height||10-12 feet|
|Mature Spread||10-12 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||White with Purple Tinge|