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Connecticut Plants
Hobblebush
Viburnum lantanoides Michx.

The showy outer flowers are sterile.

  • Synonyms: Viburnum alnifolium
  • Family: muskroot (Adoxaceae)
  • Habitat: low, moist woods
  • Height: 3 to 6 feet
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch fertile flowers and 3/4 inch sterile flowers in heads up to 5 inches across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Viburnum lantanoides Michx.
Viburnum lantanoides Michx.
Viburnum lantanoides Michx.

Hobblebush has bright red fruits.