Golden Sunset Arrowwood Viburnum

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Get outside and enjoy your property! Golden Sunset Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum 'Golden Sunset') makes it so easy to achieve an amazing landscape that works hard to support your local ecology. Garden designers work with Nature Hills every day to source high-quality plant materials to delight their clients. This exceptional native selection develops into a showy landscape feature.

A type of Arrowwood or Linden Viburnum, Golden Sunset has beautiful foliage that gleams in the sunshine. Prominent veining and a thick texture make a statement, but it's the warm overcast that pulls you in for a closer study. The upright, rounded brings a professional look without being too stuffy or rigid. Viburnums are handsome shrubs that turn heads.

In spring, just try to count the number and diversity of butterflies and pollinators that come for the nectar. Rich, creamy-white flower clusters are very popular with the neighborhood fliers. All summer, you'll have a live wall of gorgeous green foliage touched with a bold dash of saffron. This golden child makes an interesting contrast to other Viburnum dilatatum selections for a subtle - yet very effective - garden feature!

It does need those other dilatatum varieties to help it pollinate for more fruit, not just for your enjoyment, but also for your feathered friends looking for a late-season snack! Try a Cardinal Candy® or Arrowwood Viburnum as pollination partners! By early fall, you'll be blessed with a crop of mellow yellow berries to feed the songbirds in your area.

Planting and Application:

This lush structure shrub is the perfect size for a screening plant. Use it throughout your landscape to develop a consistent theme. Play their golden berries off bright red berries by flank either side of the doorway and you'll gain both a showy entrance and pollinator-friendly shrub. Birds will arrive in droves each spring to nest and shelter in the dense foliage while returning in the autumn for the buffet you've provided!

Your design could be as easy as running a long hedge along your fence line. Space them every four feet for a solid screen - measuring from the center of one to the center of the next. It's also a nice choice for privacy along your pool deck. Plant a dense hedge in a staggered zig-zag for the fastest fill. Give yourself a pretty view by bringing in extra soil. Create a raised berm to highlight an informal grouping, and add Ornamental Grass to capture the sun. They look especially wonderful when the setting sun illuminates their golden tones.

Place one to soften and ground awkward corners. This easy trick helps you make the most out of transitions with bold, beautiful, carefree shrubs. Anchor a patio planting with a short row of Golden Sunsets.

Love entertaining? Don't be afraid to encroach on the lawn! Create a garden wall to live large in outdoor rooms. Plan an open square with a generous opening and you'll have an al fresco dining room in just a few short years. Let your inner child come out to play with an outdoor room placed at the end of a winding path. Call it your Secret Garden or dedicate it as a coveted destination spot for unwieldy teenagers.

Try Golden Sunset Arrowwood Viburnum near a water feature. The organic, yet sophisticated shape looks incredible in reflection. Try them as a backdrop to help corral the meaningful wilderness of a Pollinator Garden. Even Swamp Milkweed looks intentionally offset by its formal frame.

  • Creamy-White Clusters of Flowers in Spring
  • Lovely, Textured Green Leaves Have Sunny-Yellow Overcast
  • Pollinator Nectar Resource & Songbirds Adore the Berries
  • Showy Native Selection - Upright, Rounded Growth Habit
  • Great Size for Screening on Modern Lots
  • Outstanding Choice for Ecological Impact

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Viburnum shrubs are highly adaptable but perform at their best in well-drained soils. Ensure your Golden Sunset receives at least four hours of sunlight a day. Add Nature Hills Root Booster during planting. Our expert growers recommend this symbiotic formula to protect your investment over the entire life of your new shrub. Water regularly for best results. Spread a three-inch layer of mulch over the roots, then pull it back away from touching the stems.

Deadhead and Prune if needed only after flowering. Preferably, it's best to site your plant where it can reach the full height and spread of 81- feet tall and 6-8 feet wide! You don't want to have to prune for size control and ruin a moment of those flowers or berries. Rather, get into a rejuvenation schedule every three years. In late winter or very early spring, remove a few of the thickest stems down to the ground; leaving the thinner, younger shoots to remain for the best flowering and fruiting.

  • Full Sun To Part Shade
  • Widely Adaptable Deciduous Shrub
  • Well-Drained Soil & Moderate Consistent Moisture
  • Deer Don't Prefer The Taste & Juglone Resistant
  • Provide Mulched Beds, Easy-Care & Low Maintenance

Do your part to support Mother Earth while enjoying blissful moments in the garden. Order Golden Sunset Arrowwood Viburnum from us today at! Share your choice with your garden guests - they'll be impressed with the performance and beauty.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Golden Sunset Arrowwood Viburnum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Viburnum dilatatum 'Golden Sunset'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 8 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 8 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well-Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Yellowish-Green
Fall Color Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes