Chinese Snowball Viburnum is an early blooming upright multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with dense branching and glossy toothed bright green leaves that turn purple-red in fall. Large ball-like clusters of non-fragrant flowers open lime green but quickly mature to white in spring. Flowers best with moist, lightly acidic well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established. Foliage is semi-evergreen in the South.
6' - 15'
6’ - 10'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
6 - 9
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Prune immediately as needed after flowering- flower buds start in summer. Pruned stems will not have fruit display. Good resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew. LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Naturalized Areas, Woodland Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Privacy Screen,Hedges, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.
COMPANION PLANTS:Hydrangea, Sweetspire, Magnolia
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