Viburnum dilatatum 'Erie'
Common name: 
Erie Linden Viburnum
vi-BER-num dil-uh-TAY-tum
Adoxaceae, Caprifoliaceae
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub, upright, 6.5 ft tall and 11 ft wide (2 × 3.3 m). Leaves medium green, variable in size and shape.   Fall colors are yellow, orange and red.  Prolific fruit producer.  Fruit ripens in late summer, at first orange-red, then turning coral with first frost, and intensifies with additional few heavy frosts.
  • Sun or partial shade, adapts to many soil types.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5        A seedling selection made by Donald Egolf from seed collected in Japan.  It was named, registered, and released in 1971 by the U.S. National Arboretum.
  • Caution: this species is considered invasive in some east coast states.
  • dilatatum: spread out, expanded.
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  • plant habit, late May

    plant habit, late May

  • plant habit, mid-August

    plant habit, mid-August

  • leaves