|Viburnum tomentosum 'Shasta'
(Shasta Doublefile Viburnum)
Botanical Name: Viburnum tomentosum 'Shasta'
Shasta Doublefile Viburnum
Pure white flower petals encircle the small fertile flowers. Very showy.
Dark green leaves hang slightly from the branches. Leaves are a bit rough due to their sunken veins. Reddish purple cast to the leaves in the fall.
Clustered bright red berries form in July and mature to black by summer's end.
Wide spreading, horizontally branched shrub.
6 to 10 feet tall - growing wider than tall.
Full sun to partial shade.
China and Japan
Description: This is a relatively new introduction from the National Arboretum. Its branches are longer and wider on a 6 foot high shrub. The flowers, inflorescences, are very large, up to 6 inches in diameter.