‘Blue Muffin’ grows to 5 to 7 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide. Viburnum dentatum is known for its upright growth habit in youth that arches with age, late Spring flowering, late Summer blue fruits, urban tolerance, and usage as a deciduous screen, hedge, or in naturalized situations. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. Noteworthy Characteristics. Southern arrowwood's ornamental features include white, flat-topped flowers in late spring, ink-blue fruits in September, and wine-red fall color. Attracts songbirds. Medium growth rate of 12–24″ a year, depending on growing conditions. It has glossy dark green leaves and intense blue fruit. Blue Muffin® Viburnum is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Blue Muffin Viburnum is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Slow growing with a more refined texture and smaller leaves than the species. ‘Chicago Lustre’ is a 10 foot tall, upright selection with dark glossy foliage. A truly compact arrowwood with the original plant being only 4'x4' after 10 years. SUGGESTED USE: Screening, informal hedge, native plantings, or mixed perennial and shrub borders. Southern arrowwood, also known as Arrowwood viburnum, is valued for its durability and utility in the landscape. A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with glossy leaves and intense blue fruit in late summer. Blue Muffin® Arrowwood Viburnum Grows quickly to 5 feet, then stops and then puts its energy toward the production of amazing amounts of fruit. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. Creamy white, flat-topped umbels give way to large clusters of showy blue-black berries that will delight birds. Viburnum dentatum Blue Muffin® (Arrowwood Viburnum) is a compact, upright, deciduous shrub of rounded habit with a foliage of shiny green leaves, that turn shades of purple-red and gold in fall. In early to mid-summer, the plant is smothered with a profusion of creamy-white flowers, followed by remarkably intense azure-blue berries in late summer and fall. Linden Viburnum (V. dilatatum): Linden viburnum grows to 8 to10 feet tall and not quite as wide. Flowers and fruit of the species. Not only ideal for smaller spaces but blooms at the same time as 'Blue Muffin' making it an ideal pollinator. A densely branched, upright, deciduous shrub with lustrous, dark green, ruffled foliage that turns bright yellow to red in fall. A hardy and r Blue Muffin® Viburnum is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. ... grower, recovers quickly when light pruned. Another Roy Klehm introduction. Lack of pruning produces a narrow vase shaped plant. Makes a great low hedge or foundation plant. Viburnum dentatum Blue Muffin® ... GROWTH: Plants usually need 3–5 years to start blooming and fruiting. The native shrub makes a great screen, informal hedge, and is useful in groupings and masses, or as filler in the border. We're listening! Blue Muffin® is perfect for residential landscapes. Blue Muffin® - Viburnum dentatum; Search this site: Question? This compact beauty has loads of white spring flowers, and an impressive display of rich blue berries. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. Feedback? Good for hedge or foundation planting. 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