A particularly lovely shrub with abundant, most attractive flowers from May. The round heads are made up of masses of trumpet shaped flowers, lime green in bud turning cream then pure white as they open. Leaves are toothed and bright green, turning red and yellow in autumn. Can be grown as a specimen shrub or in a mixed border, will reach 3-4 metres high with a similar spread but can be pruned The flowers are very popular with flower arrangers. Hardy, deciduous. RHS Plants for Pollinators plants
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
- Position: full sun/part shade
- Soil: fertile, well drained Prefers neutral/slightly acidic
- Eventual Size: 3-4 metres
- Habit: upright, bushy
- Foliage: bright green, red/yellow in autumn
- Common Names: Snowball tree and guelder rose
Pruning not necessary but after flowering if desired. Mulch in winter.
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Samantha on 8 Dec 2017
There was a delay in receiving my plants however Big Plant Nursery kept me informed on their progress and upon receipt Iamp39m extremely happy with the size and quality of the Viburnums. Well worth the wait, Great customer service!