Viburnum macrocephalum

Viburnum macrocephalum
  • BOTANICAL NAME: Viburnum macrocephalum
  • PRONUNCIATION: vi-ber'num mak-ro-sef'a-lum
  • COMMON NAME: Chinese Snowball Viburnum
  • FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
  • NATIVITY: China
  • GROWTH HABIT: dense, rounded shrub
  • SIZE: 6 to 10' (height) by 6 to 10' (spread); rounded
  • HARDINESS: Zone 6 - 9
  • CULTURE: well-drained soil, sun for flowers
  • LANDSCAPE USE: rounded shrub
  • FOLIAGE: opposite, simple, decidous or semi-evergreen, ovate or elliptic to ovate-oblong, 2 to 4" long
  • BARK: brown
  • FLOWER: white, non-fragrant, 1 1/4" flowering in May to early June
  • FRUIT: does not fruit, sterile flowers
  • PROPAGATION: cuttings
  • PESTS: none serious

 

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