Scientific Name: Viburnum dentatum
Common Name: arrowhead viburnum
Family Name: Viburnaceae
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Dense
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Fall interest, Small garden/space
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Heavily veined, Lustrous, Pubescent, Ovate, Dentate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Drupe, Blue, Violet, Black, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves opposite, ovate, most blades 4-9cm long x 2-6cm wide, margins coursely toothed; underside finely pubescent, petioles mostly 1-2cm long; cymes corymb-like, about 7cm wide, florets white; drupes oval, 7-9mm long, bluish-black. Winter ID: twigs slender, 4-sided, buds adpressed, 6-7mm long, 2 lower bud scales form a v-shaped notch centered over the leaf scar.