Common Name: Rusty Blackhaw
Habit: Shrub
Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
Water Needs: Average, Dry
Height: 5-8′
Flower: White, Apr, May
Fruit: Clusters of small blue-black fruit.
Fall Color: Yes
Natural Habitat: Woodland Edge, Rocky Outcrops, Upland Deciduous Forest
Larval host for: Henry’s Elfin (Incisalia henrici)

SKU: vib_ruf_000 Categories:
Viburnum rufidulum, or Southern Black Haw, is an erect, large shrub or small tree with a rounded, irregular crown and distinct gray scaly bark. Dark green, semi-waxy, opposite leaves line the stems. Young twigs and leaf margins have a reddish hue that lends it the “rusty” apellation. Clusters of small white flowers followed by blue-black fruits that birds love. Leaves turn deep red in fall.

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