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Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dentatum)

Scientific Name: Viburnum dentatum
Available Size: 2-3′

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Description

Type: Deciduous shrub

Family: Adoxaceae

Height: 6.00 to 10.00 feet

Spread: 6.00 to 10.00 feet

Native Range: Eastern North America including Missouri

Site Requirements:

Soil: All types

Water: Medium

Sunlight needs: Full sun to part shade

Tolerates: Clay soil, Black walnut

Landscape use: Hedge, wildlife habitat. A large ornamental shrub for parks or large lawns. Good selection for growing in wet soils either in low spots or near water.

Brief Description: An upright, rounded, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub,  non-fragrant white flowers in flat-topped clusters (to 4″ diameter) appear in late spring. Flowers give way to blue-black, berry-like drupes which are quite attractive to birds and wildlife. Variable fall color ranges from drab yellow to attractive shades of orange and red. Native Americans reportedly used the straight stems of this shrub for arrow shafts, hence the common name.

Wildlife Benefits: Attracts birds and butterflies

Possible Problems: No serious insect or disease problems.

Stand out Features: Small showy white blooms

 

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Forest ReLeaf of Missouri