Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur'

Winterthur Viburnum

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

Winterthur' is an improved selection from Winterthur Gardens in Delaware, of Smooth Witherod or Possum Haw, that grows naturally in moist places throughout the southeast. Growing 5 to 7 feet high and wide with dense, compact branching, 'Winterthur' has 3 to 4 inch long, waxy, lustrous deep green leaves that turn a gorgeous reddish purple in fall before falling off. The creamy white pie-shaped flower clusters appear in early summer and are followed by white berries that change to deep purple black in fall. For best berry production, plant a Viburnum nudum var. cassinoides with it. Grow it in full sun to light shade and average to moist soil. Would make an excellent screen or backdrop.



Rain Garden

Showy Berry Fruit

Good Fall Color

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type


Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist, Moist


full quart


36 or taller

Flower Color


Bloom Time

Mid summer



Hardiness Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9