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Viburnum atrocyaneum

Viburnum atrocyaneum

A small shrub growing 3-4' but with the potential to grow larger depending on site location and the zone in which it is grown.  Form is multistemmed and vase shaped with a rounded crown.  Leaves are 2-3" long and 1¼ to 1¾" wide, glabrous and evergreen.  Leaves first emerge bronze to purple, eventually turning dark green and finally bronze-purple-green in winter.  Occasionally leaves will appear in a whorled fashion (3 to a node).  Flowers in late May to early June are small, greenish-white and displayed in an open inflorescence.  Fruit is less than a ¼" and steel blue.  Tolerates partial shade.  Native to the Himalayas.  Zone 7 

USDA Hardiness Zone:



3-4 Feet


3-4 Feet

Viburnum atrocyaneum Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow to Moderate


  • Upright, Vase

Soil Requirements

  • Acid
  • Moist, well drained

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • bronze-purple-green

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid June

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Steel Blue

Native to

  • Himalayas

Winter foliage

  • Evergreen