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Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii 'Compactum'

Since this plant exhibits the same desirable features of V. carlesii, it is extremely popular due to its compact size.  Very hard to find in the trade due to its popularity, slow growth rate and difficulty in propagation.  Fall color is maroon.  Introduced By Hoogendorn Nurseries, Inc., Newport RI.

USDA Hardiness Zone:



4 Feet


4 Feet

Viburnum carlesii 'Compactum' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Very Slow


  • Rounded
  • Compact

Soil Requirements

  • Acid
  • Well-drained

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Maroon

Flowering Season

  • Mid to late April

Fragrant Flowers

  • Yes


  • Red to black
  • Sparse
  • Persistant