|Viburnum prunifolium is a large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with height that ranges from 12 to 15 feet. The leaves are attractive, dark green, turning various shades of red in the fall, depending on the plant. Late spring blooming with cream-white flowers on 2 to 4 inch cymes.
The fall fruit is rose-pink turning dark blue when ripe, it is edible and has traditionally been made into preserves. Not troubled by pests, and adapts to dry soils. Native from Connecticut to Florida, west to Texas is was introduced in 1727.