Southern Arrowwood Viburnum dentatum Loaded with lustrous leaves, Arrowwood sports flat-topped clusters of white flowers in spring that are a magnet to nectar-seeking native butterflies and bees. Prolific blue berries provide a great fall food source for birds and critters. The orange to red fall foliage is striking.
Creamy white flowers in spring attract butterflies
Deep blue berries feed gamebirds, songbirds and small mammals
Stunning yellow to wine-red fall color
Easy to grow and low-maintenance
Most soil adaptable of all Viburnums
Stream banks and moist woods from Maine west to Iowa and south to Texas and Florida.
Native Americans used the straight stems of this shrub for arrow shafts, hence the common name.
Plant in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prune after flowering if nessissary.