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Viburnum x Chippewah

Viburnum x Chippewah

Introduced in 1987 by the U.S. National Arboretum, 'Chippewah' is a hybrid cross of V. japonicum and V. dilatatum.  Habit is mullti-stemmed and densely branched, growing slightly wider than tall.  Leaves are glossy dark green and semi-evergreen in the south and deciduous in zone 6.  White flowers borne in large cymes with 200-300 flowers per inflorescence.  Fruits are dark red, persistent, but sparse.  Autumn coloration is dark maroon to bright red.  Zone 6

USDA Hardiness Zone:



6-8 Feet


10 Feet

Viburnum x Chippewah Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate


  • Broad, rounded

Soil Requirements

  • Tolerant of wet sites
  • Acid

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Fall Color

  • Dark maroon to bright red

Flowering Season

  • Mid to late May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • Sparse
  • Bright red
  • Persistant

Winter foliage

  • Semi-evergreen