Viburnum furcatum

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.

Viburnum furcatum
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Adoxaceae
Genus: Viburnum
V. furcatum
Binomial name
Viburnum furcatum

This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[2][3]


  1. ^ "PFAF (Plants for a future) - Viburnum furcatum". Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Viburnum furcatum". Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  3. ^ "AGM Plants - Ornamental" (PDF). Royal Horticultural Society. July 2017. p. 107. Retrieved 17 February 2019.