Viburnum burkwoodii Burkwood Viburnum Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,200 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on ten California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond. Family: Adoxaceae, Caprifoliaceae. Prized for its pinkish-white spring flowers, spicy-sweet fragrance and glossy foliage. Flowers are followed by pendulous clusters of red berry-like drupes which ripen black. Formal enough for the front yard, its fragrance and ornamental features are certainly welcome in backyard entertainment areas. Burkwood Viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii. Plant Details: Plant Type: Shrub. Burkwood's daphne is a semi-evergreen shrub for sandy, well-drained soils. Pronunciation: vi-BUR-num berk-WOOD-e-i. Plant Description: Tall semi-evergreen multi-stemmed shrub. Listed in the botanical books as Viburnum x burkwoodii, this pretty shrub dates to 1924. Leaves remain evergreen in warmest areas where it grows. Plant Family: Caprifoliaceae. May be difficult to find in local nurseries. That’s the time of year this viburnum shrub bursts into flower, opening blossoms redolent with intoxicating perfume. The wide-spreading, 3- to 4-foot high shrub is grown for its extremely fragrant flower clusters in May. Leaves resemble those of Viburnum rhytidophyllum but are broader and less wrinkled. Burkwood viburnum’s leaves are egg- or football-shaped, measuring from 1 1/2 to 4 inches long and about 1 inch wide. They are followed by red to black fruit in July to August. Buds are pink and open with white flowers. Evergreen to semi-evergreen… Semi-evergreen shrub, 8-12 ft (2.4-3 m), upright, multi-stemmed, sprawly, loose form. Burkwood Viburnum. Flowers appear in spring and resemble large snowballs. Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: No. Burkwood Viburnum. One variety, Viburnum ‘Mohawk,’ has an even more intense fragrance. This plant will suffer in cold winters and should be located in a protected site. How to Use Burkwood Viburnum in the Landscape Because they can grow in either full sun or partial shade, Burkwood Viburnum is a good choice to use throughout your landscape. Burkwood viburnum is both heat and pollution tolerant. Type: Broadleaf. These are hybrids between Viburnum rhytidophyllum and V. lantana, a deciduous species from Europe and Asia Minor. Burkwood Viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii. Burkwood Viburnum (V. x burkwoodii): Burkwood viburnum is semi-evergreen, 8 to 10 feet tall and wide, with glossy dark green leaves that turn dark red in winter. Up to 12 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide. Genus: Viburnum. Fruit is red, changing to black but can be sparse and insignificant. Noteworthy Characteristics. Viburnum × burkwoodii, commonly called Burkwood viburnum, is a densely-branched, multi-stemmed shrub which typically grows 8-10' tall and 5-7' wide.Features fragrant white flowers arranged in flat-topped cymes (2-4" wide) in April. https://springmeadownursery.com/plantfinder/viburnum-burkwoodii-86510 May produce red-black berries in late summer to early fall. Among the best is 'Allegheny', a dense, rounded plant 68 feet tall and broad; it is evergreen in most winters. Fall color is wine red. Partial to full sun. A hybrid from V ... Foliage is a lustrous dark green and evergreen in warmer climates but only retaining tip foliage in colder climates. The cultivar 'Carol Mackie' is a popular variegated form. Spicily fragrant, 2 to 3-inch flower clusters open in March or April. Zone 4. Flowers and fruit are also similar. 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