Viburnum furcatum

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Viburnum furcatum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Adoxaceae
Genus: Viburnum
Species: V. furcatum
Binomial name
Viburnum furcatum
Blume ex Hook.f & Thomson

Viburnum furcatum (common names forked viburnum and scarlet leaved viburnum)[1] is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae). Growing to 4 m (13 ft) tall and broad, it is a substantial deciduous shrub with rounded oval bronze-green leaves, turning red in autumn. Scented white flower-heads resembling those of lacecap hydrangeas are borne in summer, followed by black fruits.

This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PFAF (Plants for a future) - Viburnum furcatum". Retrieved 11 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Viburnum furcatum". Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 23 July 2013.