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Viburnum nudum

Viburnum nudum 'Pink Beauty'

Based on frequent conversations with Michael Dirr, I feel that this is his favorite nudum.  A relatively compact plant which sets fruit when no other nudum pollinator is present indicating self fertility.  Foliage is glossy dark green, turning red-purple in the fall.  Fruit is pink, maturing to blue, and finally purple-black and persists until spring.  Gaining in popularity as exposure increases.  Zone 5

USDA Hardiness Zone:



5-6 ft


5-6 ft

Viburnum nudum 'Pink Beauty' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate


  • Compact
  • Rounded

Soil Requirements

  • Tolerant of wet sites
  • Moist, well drained
  • Acid
  • Sensitive to high pH

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Reddish-purple

Flowering Season

  • Mid to late June

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Abundant and showy
  • Pink to blue to purple-black
  • Persistant

Native to

  • North America