Viburnum dentatum
(Arrowwood viburnum)
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Category: Shrubs and Small Trees

Photo Credits: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder

Additional Species:

‘Autumn Jazz,’ fall color, good fruit set; ‘Blue Muffin,’ compact habit, dense fruit; many others

Height: 4 – 10 feet


Spread:  8 feet


Location: Bottom, Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: IA


Fruit: blue-black, berry-like fruit clusters late summer; rapidly taken by birds


Comments & Cautions:
use cultivars for best fruiting, size, and fall color


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

upright, rounded to vase-shaped, multi-stemmed; may sucker weakly

Foliage

shiny green leaves, distinctly toothed; good fall color potential

Flowers

flat-topped clusters of small white flowers; no fragrance; May-June

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