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Viburnum x. rhytidophylloides Red Balloon ('Redell') (Lantanaphyllum Viburnum)

This multi-stemmed deciduous shrub sports clusters of small dark pink buds that open to reveal tiny lacy white, fragrant flowers that give way to pink-red berry drupes that turn black. Lustrous foliage of leathery, dark green, ovate, serrated leaves becomes maroon in fall. Moderate growth rate.

*Plant with Viburnum x. rhytidophylloides ‘Alleghany’ fore a more fruitful shrub.

Blooms mid- to late summer
6-8 ft tall x 8-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 24,227 CPBR# 4913
Brand Proven Winners