Viburnum dentatum is a native perennial shrub to Richmond, VA. This shrub boasts pale to dark green deciduous leaves with white flowers blooming May to July each year. Flowers are 2-4 inches across and are followed by berries, which are black to purple, 1/3 inch long.
This shrub is of special value to native bees, bumble bees as well as birds and butterflies. Flowers are a source of nectar and berries are a source of food for songbirds and small mammals.
Medium to moist soil preferred. This is the most soil adaptable of the viburnums.
Arrowwood Viburnum does well in sun to part shade, but can also do well in full shade.
This is many-branched shrub that can reach 6-10 feet in size