Viburnum ellipticum, Oval-leaved Viburnum, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plant, Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Portland
Viburnum ellipticum, Oval-leaved Viburnum, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plant, Sparrowhawk Native Plants, Portland

Oval-leaved Viburnum

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Viburnum ellipticum

  • Size at maturity: 6-10' tall, 5-8' wide
  • Canopy layer: large shrub
  • Light requirements: full sun, part sun/part shade
  • Moisture requirements: dry to moist soil
  • Growth rate: medium
  • Special features: striking fall color

The small white flowers of the Oval-leaved Viburnum appear in April and May, in 1–2” clusters. Its leaves are oval but have a toothed or serrate upper edge. The small rounded fruit is bright red or orange, and has a slightly tart, acidic flavor. They are quite attractive in the fall along with the bronzy coloration of the leaves. (Portland Plant List, 2016)

Photo Credit 1: "H20140522-2471—Viburnum ellipticum—RPBG" by John Rusk is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Photo Credit 2: "P20130808-0011—Viburnum ellipticum—RPBG" by John Rusk is licensed under CC BY 2.0