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Chicago Lustre® Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum 'Synnestvedt'

Extremely durable, attractive, large, upright, rounded shrub with arching branches. Produces clusters of tiny white flowers that may be followed by blue-black fruit with a compatible pollinator present. Withstands heat and drought. Glossy, dark green foliage turns yellow to burgundy in autumn. Use as a tall screen, hedge or specimen. Deciduous.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationvy-BER-num den-TAY-tum
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseHedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Heat Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica); Chokeberry (Aronia); Bee Balm (Monarda); Aster (Aster)

Highly adaptable to a wide variety of soil types; prefers moist and well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune to shape in winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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