Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga' Caprifoliaceae
Onondaga Viburnum, Onondaga Sargent Viburnum vi-BER-num sar-JEN-te-i
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, multistemmed, upright, 8-10 ft (2.5-3 m) tall. Leaves maroon when new. Flowers in flat-topped clusters (cymes), buds reddish, outer sterile flowers white, inner fertile flowers, small, pinkish. Fruit reddish, few produced.
- Sun to part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 3b An introduction of the U.S. National Arboretum, introduced in 1966.
- Onondaga: A Native American tribe or nation, considered one of the "older brothers" of the Iroquois Confederacy and known as the "People of the Hills".