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Viburnum lantana 'Mohican'
Beautiful decidous shrub, showy fruit and flower
Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:
Grow in average well drained soils. tolerates dry soil once established.
Tolerates alkaline conditions better than other species of viburnum.
Med - Lg Shrub (usually >3' and never < 1.5')
Western state native:
Thick, leathery, rough-textured, finely toothed, ovate, dark green leaves 2-5" long with rounded to cordate bases. Leaves turn dark green with purplish-red tones in fall.
Predominant flower color:
Small white flowers in flat-topped clusters bloom in spring; 3-5 " diameter. Flowers give way in July to red, berry-like drupes which hold their showy color for about a month before turning black.
Fall Color Description:
Lovely fall color
Winter Interest Description:
Used by Wildlife:
Prune as needed immediately after flowering, because flower buds form in summer for the following year.
Long Term Care:
No serious disease problems. Powdery mildew may occur. reportedly has good resistance to bacterial leaf spot.
Shrubs will self seed, and have escaped gardens and naturalized in some parts of the US.
OSU Landscape Profile:
LBJ Native Plant Database:
Missouri Botanical Garden Database:
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