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Viburnum dentatum /Arrowwood

Viburnum dentatum  / Viburnum dentatum
Highly dependable autumn colored foliage
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Highly dependable autumn colored foliage

Foliage and metallic colored berries

Terminal clusters of white flowers

Heavy draping clusters of late autumn berries

A collage of images -- spring flowers, autumn fruit, and autumn colored foliage

Close-up image of creamy-white spring flowers

Berries in late autumn

Early spring with flowers in both the early green stage and white in the more advanced stage

Overview of a large shrub in full bloom in a naturalistic setting

Close-up of flowers

An unusually large cluster of berries

Autumn berries

Autumn berries

Several clusters of berries and foliage

Shrub in spring with young foiliage and in florescences

Flower buds have a chartreuse color before opening in early spring

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Scientific Name: Viburnum dentatum
Common Name: Arrowwood
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Autumn Color
Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Plants that Attract Birds
Comments: This is a wonderful native deciduous shrub that has many good qualities. It blooms in the spring, has attractive foliage during the summer months, produces clusters of purple-black berries in late autumn and has exquisite autumn foliage color. It growth habit it upright with arching branches, sometimes becoming nearly pendulous during period of heavy fruit set. This is an excellent shrub for naturalistic settings growing in shade to full sunlight.