Viburnum propinquum Hemsl.

Chinese Evergreen Viburnum

Family: Adoxaceae

Genus: Viburnum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 9

Size: 6 to 8' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Dense, compact habit. Dark green leaves, paler below, narrow, glossy. Green-white flowers in clusters, followed by black, egg-shaped berries.

Size is listed as anywhere from 3' tall to 10' tall and 5' wide to 8' wide.


Introduced in 1901 by Ernest Wilson. Native to China and Taiwan.

Published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 23: 355 in 1888.


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