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Viburnum dilatatum

Viburnum dilatatum 'Michael Dodge'

Named after Michael Dodge, who in 1969 crossed V. dilatatum 'Xanthocarpum' with V. dilatatum.  Selected by Winterthur Garden where he had worked at the time the cross was made.  Selection was made based on the abundant bright yellow fruit that glow against a backdrop of scarlet-red autumn foliage and the rounded 5-6' habit.  Use another V. dilatatum clone or the species for a pollinator. 



USDA Hardiness Zone:

5


Height:

5-6 Feet

Spread:

5-6 Feet

Viburnum dilatatum 'Michael Dodge' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate

Habit

  • Rounded

Soil Requirements

  • Moist, well drained
  • Acid

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Scarlet-red

Flowering Season

  • Mid to late May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No

Fruit

  • Abundant and showy
  • Persistant
  • Bright yellow