Also known as the Snowball Tree or Snowball Bush, this vigorous deciduous shrub is smothered with large, pompom-like clusters of white or pale green tinted flowers every May and June which are fragrant. An excellent ornamental plant for a sunny shrub or mixed border. A favourite for flower arrangers, Viburnum opulus Roseum shrubs also provide fresh green elegant, indented leaves on contrasting wiry red stems, for late spring and summer. The foliage will develop a red tint in autumn. For a long lasting display, sear the stem end in boiling water for 45 seconds and it will last for two weeks in a vase. Height and spread 2-2.5m. 20-25cm plant supplied in a 9cm pot.
|Mature Height||250 cm|
|Mature Spread||250 cm|
|Soil Type||Well cultivated, humus rich soil.|
Planting & Growing Instructions
Viburnum prefer well cultivated soil, but will grow in most fertile, well drained soil. They like to be planted in areas of sun or partial shade, and should be planted to avoid strong winds.Viburnum are fully hardy plants that will bear beautiful/colourful flowers. They can be cut back after flowering (deciduous types) or in May (evergreen types).Also known as the Snowball bush, large clusters of white flowers smother the branches in May and June. Leaves have a red tint in autumn. Height and spread 2-2.5m.