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Arrowwood 'Dawn'

Viburnum × bodnantense 'Dawn'

Also known as

Bodnant Viburnum 'Dawn', Viburnum 'Dawn', Winter Flowering Viburnum 'Dawn'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








20 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Arrowwood 'Dawn' Overview

Viburnum × bodnantense 'Dawn' is a large, deciduous shrub that produces vigorous upright stems that carry dark green leaves. A low maintenance shrub, tolerant of most growing conditions, this plant makes a colourful and scented addition to all gardens. Commonly known as Arrowwood 'Dawn' or the Winter Flowering Vibrunum 'Dawn', it produces clusters of red buds from late autumn through until spring, from which light pink and white flowers appear on bare stems. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit for its stunning winter display, scent and hardiness.

Common problems with Arrowwood 'Dawn'

Generally pest free but can be affected by leaf spot.

    How to harvest Arrowwood 'Dawn'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Arrowwood 'Dawn'


    Take softwood cuttings in summer.

    Special features of Arrowwood 'Dawn'

    Winter colour

    Attractive flowers

    Other uses of Arrowwood 'Dawn'

    A low maintenance shrub which suits borders of most gardens.

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