Viburnum prunifolium 'Guazam'

Blackhaw Viburnum

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GUARDIAN™ blackhaw viburnum features a more upright habit than the species at 16' high with a spread of 8'. One of the larger viburnums, this cultivar can be treated as a small tree or shrub. Its white flowers in May are followed by pink fruits that turns blue-black and are beloved by birds. Fall color is reddish purple.

Viburnums are a versatile genus of multi-stemmed shrubs that are well suited to the home landscape due to their range of sizes and cultural adaptability. Some viburnums are noted for their fragrant flowers; most bear small fruit that may add visual interest. Many viburnums have attractive fall color. There are over 100 different varieties of viburnum at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Plant Shape
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
May - June
Bloom Color
Landscape Use
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Hardiness Zone
3 - 9