Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum

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Outstanding Choice Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum

  • Pollinator-Friendly White Flowers
  • Fragrant Blooms Held in Showy Flat-Topped Clusters
  • Beautiful New Leaves Emerge Maroon and Green in Spring
  • Serrated Foliage is Glossy Green All Summer
  • Leaves Develop Incredible Red-Purple Fall Color
  • Plant With Pollinator for Blue-Black Berries that Feed Birds
  • Useful Size
  • Grow in Full Sun To Partial Shade
  • Very Cold Hardy
  • Cultivar of a Native North American Shrub
  • Widely Adaptable
  • Deer Rarely Bother this Selection

Love a handsome look with plenty of natural drama? Want to support your local ecology with refined landscape plants that look like a million bucks?

Sophisticated Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dentatum 'JN Select') is an excellent cultivar of the classic North American Arrowwood Viburnum. Its many ornamental attributes make this one a real winner.

In spring, the emerging foliage is highly pigmented a deep maroon burgundy. The textured leaves become two-toned and finally age to a lustrous dark green for an attractive look all season.

Held at the tips of the stick-straight branches are clusters of pretty flowers in summer. The fragrant blooms draw butterflies, beneficial pollinators and hummingbirds to your landscape.

Versatile Red Feather Arrowwood Viburnumand can be used as a landscape asset throughout your yard. Because it grows in either full sun or partial shade, Red Feather can be used as a hedging plant.

You'll make a big statement in autumn! This selection offers a fantastic red-purple and maroon fall color display.

Include another one of our Viburnum dentatum species or cultivar shrubs to pollinate the summer flowers. You'll feed local birds such as Robins, Northern Flickers and Bluebirds with their blue-black fruit.

It even provides a stately profile in winter. Native American tribes used the straight branches for you'll have a chance to observe how the attractive structure sculpts snow and ice.

The name Red Feather Arrowwood Viburnum comes from the way the young spring leaves seem to resemble the fletching on an arrow. Even in the full glory of springtime...this good-looking and low-maintenance shrub stands out.

Gift Red Feather Arrowwood Viburnum as a thoughtful housewarming present. Order several for yourself, too!

How to Use Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum in the Landscape

No matter where you use this shrub, you'll develop a wildlife resource. The flowers bring a tremendous nectar resource...and can be used to bring pollinators to Victory Gardens.

For a solid screen, plant them five to six feet apart on center; measuring from the center of one to the center of the next. Add a staggered second row behind for a faster fill.

Pump up the look of mature windbreaks and evergreen trees with a row of these colorful shrubs. You can create a beautiful garden feature with a collection of our Arrowwood Viburnums used in an informal grouping.

Use a single Red Feather Arrowwood Viburnum at the corner of your home. You'll anchor your foundation planting with this beautiful, hard-working choice.

Its lush growth and dense branching make it a wonderful screening plant, as well. Shield your family from prying eyes with the help of this exceptional flowering foliage shrub.

A single Red Feather Arrowwood Viburnum grows into a memorable specimen plant with gorgeous green foliage in summer. Consider where you'll plant it to maximize its impact.

Even small yards can utilize them for screening. Place them to define a "living garden wall" by your seating area, leaving enough room on the other side for a private retreat.

You'll also want to think about adding their spring and fall color to your mixed garden borders. Use them as a backdrop on the north side of perennial gardens to highlight their summer flowers and fall berries.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Plant them in well-drained soils for best results. They perform well in either full sun or partial shade as long as they receive at least four hours of sunshine a day.

Water carefully the first season to get your shrub established. Nature Hills Root Booster adds symbiotic ingredients including mycorrhizal fungus for life-long support of the tiny feeder roots.

After the first season, we recommend that you water as needed to keep your Viburnums stress free. Add a three-inch layer of mulch over the top of the root system, but keep it pulled away from the stems.

Plan for the full height and spread of the shrub listed on the Plant Highlights. Carefully planning will help you avoid having to prune to control for size.

After several years, take out a few of the thickest oldest stems to the ground to renew your shrub. Leave the thinner younger shoots to remain for the best flowering and fruiting.

Plant another Arrowwood Viburnum nearby to pollinate the flowers for fruit set. You'll feel great about using native cultivars for a pollinator and bird-friendly landscape.

Make a bold statement with Red Feather Arrowwood Viburnum. Order yours today!

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

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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Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Viburnum dentatum 'JN Select'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 8 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 8 - 10 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red, Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes