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Viburnum

Viburnum macrocephalum

Also known as

Snowball bush

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

4m

1.5m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Viburnum Overview

This species is a rounded shrub with dark green ovate to elliptic toothed leaves. The flowers are borne in the spring with white salverform terminal cymes which are sterile and look like snowballs.

Common problems with Viburnum

How to propagate Viburnum

Cuttings

Propagate from cuttings in the summer or from seed in autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Viburnum

Grown for their foliage, autumn colour (in many deciduous species), flowers and, often fruits. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.