Viburnum dentatum Chicago Lustre®
Common name: 
Chicago Lustre Arrowwood Viburnum
vi-BER-num den-TA-tum
Adoxaceae, Caprifoliaceae
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Deciduous shrub, upright rounded form, dense, 10-12 ft tall and 8-10 ft wide (3-3.6 m × 2.4-3m) in 10 years.  Glossy dark-green foliage and fall color is yellow with orange tints.  Flowers have white petals, with yellow stamens projecting beyond the petals, giving a creamy white appearance, in early summer.  Fruit small metallic blue-black in clusters, in early fall.
  • Sun or partial shade, adapts to many soil types.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3        Selected from the collection at Morton Arboretum by Ralph Synnestvedt Sr. of Synnestvedt Nursery, Round Lake, Illinois. The cultivar name is ‘Synnestvedt’.  The plant was introduced to commerce in 1990 by Chicagoland Grows®, Inc., with the trade name Chicago Lustre®.
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  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

  • leafy expanding shoot

    leafy expanding shoot

  • flower clusters and leaves

    flower clusters and leaves