Linden viburnum is a multi-stemmed, upright to rounded shrub reaching 8 to 10 feet high and wide. Profuse clusters of white, flat-topped flowers are followed by showy red fruits often persisting into winter. Fall color can be a kaleidoscope of orange, red and yellow. A great four season plant for the shrub border.
This species has demonstrated some invasive tendencies in select states. Consult your local state invasive list.
- Family (English) Honeysuckle
- Family (botanic) Caprifoliaceae
- Tree or plant type Shrub
- Foliage Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
- Native locale Non-native
- Size range Large shrub (more than 8 feet)
- Light exposure Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun / shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
- Hardiness zones Zone 5 (Northern Illinois), Zone 6 (City of Chicago), Zone 7
- Soil preference Acid soil, Moist, well-drained soil
- Tolerances Occasional drought
- Season of interest mid spring, late spring, late summer, early fall, mid fall, late fall
- Flower color and fragrance White
- Shape or form Multi-stemmed, Open, Upright
- Growth rate Moderate