Viburnum × juddii Caprifoliacae
Judd Viburnum vi-BUR-num JUD-e-i
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, 5-8 ft (1.5-2.4 m) tall and 6-10 ft (1.8-3 m) wide; rounded and full. Leaves opposite, simple, ovate-oblong to elliptic, 4-6 cm long, margin shallowly toothed (sometimes slightly), soft pubescence on upper leaf surface, underside pubescent, dark green, may turn red in fall. Flowers pink then white, 10 mm long and 6 mm wide, filaments 1.5 times longer than the anthers, in hemispherical clusters 5-9 cm wide, very fragrant. Fruit is a berry-like drupe, initially red than finally black in early fall.
- Sun to part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (4) 5 A cross of V. carlesii ´ V. bitchiuense, developed in 1920 at the Arnold Arboretum (Mass.), W.H. Judd was the propagator.
- Intermediate between the parents; resembling Viburnum carlesii, Koreanspice Viburnum, but considered more bushy and spreading, leaves more oblong, and flower clusters more loose.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: many in the parking lot west of Nash Hall.