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Viburnum dentatum

Viburnum dentatum 'Cardinal™'

Introduced in 1996 by Roy Klehm, Beaver Creek Nursery, Illinois.  Habit is 8-10 tall with a 6-8' spread.  Flowers and fruit of the species.  Distinguishing feature is its burgundy fall coloration which then turns to bright red.

USDA Hardiness Zone:



8-10 Feet


6-8 Feet

Viburnum dentatum 'Cardinal™' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate to Fast


  • Upright, Vase

Soil Requirements

  • Moist, well drained
  • Acid
  • Drought tolerant

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Burgundy, bright red

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid June

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Abundant and showy
  • Blue-black
  • Persistant if not eaten by birds

Native to

  • North America