Arrowood Viburnum - Viburnum dentatum
Arrowwood Viburnum has lush, green, toothed leaves that turn a range of colors from yellow to wine-red in the fall months. Equally beautiful are the clusters of petite white flowers which precede stunning, dark blue berries. Arrowwood Viburnum is also very tolerant of any shade condition. This, together with being pest-free, disease tolerant, and adaptable to drought or flood makes this shrub suitable for any placement in your yard or garden you can imagine. It can grow from six to eight feet making it a dominant fixture amid the flora. Arrowwood Viburnum also attracts birds and butterflies which will dance around it and squirrels to scurry through its branches. You get maximum enjoyment with minimum effort.
Twigs will be slender and typically will have ¼ inch buds on them. It has dark glossy green deciduous elliptical foliage. The leaves are serrate and have an opposite arrangement on the branches.
The Viburnum Dentatum blooms between May and July. The white flowers will bloom in clusters that will spread two to four inches across. In fall the flowers drop and oval drupes of purplish-black berries take their place on the plant. Fall foliage ranges from a faded green to a faded color effect with shades of Burgundy, Orange, Red and Yellow.
This shrubbery makes a wonderful food and cover for migrating birds. Also can become a good home to butterflies and/or moths.
Perfect for all landscapes that can fit a medium to large sized shrub. Would make a wonderful hedge or border. Line your entrance walkway with them for a lovely formal walkway. Those participating in Naturalize landscaping will find this to be the best shrub option for their landscape.
Will also look lovely as a stand-alone shrub in your landscape.
Arrowwood Virburnum shrubs are quite versatile
Several butterfly types are attracted to these bushes. Bird activity is prevalent in yards having these shrubs. Cover, nesting sites, and food are provided for birds. The berries are part of the diets of birds, butterflies and moths.