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Arrowwood, Southern Arrowwood, Roughish Arrowwood
Viburnum dentatum 'Fireworks'

Family: Adoxaceae (a-dox-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viburnum (vy-BUR-num) (Info)
Species: dentatum (den-TAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Fireworks
Additional cultivar information:(aka Fireworks™, Firzam)
Hybridized by Lake County Nursery

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Georgetown, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 18, 2006, ViburnumValley from Scott County, KY (Zone 5b) wrote:

I am growing about 25 clones of arrowwood here in central KY. This plant is one of only two or three to still be holding quantities of fruit in mid-November 2006. Most all clones are quickly stripped of fruit in late summer by mockingbirds and cardinals as the fruit ripens.

Fireworks™ arrowwood is not particularly remarkable in any other respect. 2006 is the heaviest fruiting year I've had on this plant, but no more than most other arrowwoods present here. Fireworks™ is a selection from the Lake Erie Series introduced by Lake County Nursery in northern Ohio. It should have another arrowwood that overlaps in bloom time so that it cross-pollinates adequately.