Viburnum opulus var. americanum 'Compactum'
Common name: 
Dwarf American Cranberry Viburnum
Pronunciation: 
vi-BER-num OP-u-lus a-mer-i-KAH-num
Family: 
Adoxaceae, Caprifoliaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Viburnum trilobum 'Compactum'
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, compact, slender upright stems, to 6 ft high and wide (1.8 × 1.8 m).  Leaves simple, opposite, 3-lobed, 5-14 cm long, lobes acuminate, sometimes middle lobe elongated, dark green above; fall foliage yellow, sometimes reddish.  Flowers white, in 10 cm flat-topped clusters (cymes).  Fruit is 9 mm diam, scarlet red in fall.
  • Sun to partial shade, best in good, well-drained, moist soil.  It can be grown as a low hedge.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 2  
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