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Viburnum buddleifolium Woolly Viburnum

Viburnum buddleifolium

Woolly Viburnum

An upright, vase shaped shrub, usually growing taller than wide.  Lanaceolate leaves are velvety with a gray felted underside.  Buds are also pubescent and the emerging shoots are covered with a star-like down.  White flowers emerging in May from pink buds.  Yellow anthers are quite prominent, rising above the funnel shaved flowers.  ½" fruits are oval, red at first, then changing to black.

USDA Hardiness Zone:



This species was named after the leaves resembling that of Buddleia (butterfly bush)


10 Feet


6 Feet

Viburnum buddleifolium Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate


  • Upright, Vase

Soil Requirements

  • Acid
  • Well-drained

Sun Requirements

  • Full Shade or Part Sun

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Red to black

Native to

  • China