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Viburnum x burkwoodii

Photo Courtesy of Michael Dirr

Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Conoy'

Another U.S. National Arboretum introduction.  Introduced in 1988 from a backcross of V. x burkwoodii 'Park Farm Hybrid' with V. utile made by the late Donald Egolf.  Foliage is slightly wavy, extremely glossy and evergreen.  Habit is compact, growing 5-6' tall and slightly wider.  Pink flower buds open in May to creamy white, non fragrant flowers followed by red fruit in autumn which turn black with age and persits for 6-8 weeks.  Zone 5

USDA Hardiness Zone:



5-6 Feet


6-8 Feet

Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Conoy' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow to Moderate


  • Rounded
  • Spreading

Soil Requirements

  • Acid
  • Moist, well drained
  • Drought tolerant

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Flowering Season

  • Early to mid May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Red to black
  • Persistant

Winter foliage

  • Evergreen