Viburnum opulus var. opulus 'Nanum'
Common name: 
Dwarf European Cranberry Bush Viburnum
Pronunciation: 
vi-BER-num OP-u-lus OP-u-lus
Family: 
Adoxaceae, Caprifoliaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Viburnum opulus 'Nanum"
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, dwarf, 12-24 inches (30-60 cm) tall, wider spread, very compact, mounding, and dense.  Leaves 2-4 cm wide.  Generally produces few, if any, flowers or fruit.
  • Sun to part shade, needs very little care but will not stand poorly drained conditions, no pruning.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3      Originated in France in about 1841
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: both south and north of the Memorial Union
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    flower clusters (not common) and leaves

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