Hinton Ampner Garden

Viburnum carlcephalum

Fragrant Snowball


The Terrace & Lily Pond Gardens


A hardy large (2.5m x 1.5m)bushy deciduous shrub with broadly oval leaves colouring well in autumn. Large rounded trusses crowded with pink buds open in late spring to sweetly fragrant, pink-tinged white flowers

Site and Care:

Does best in full sun or partial shade (but will cope with full shade) and fertile humus rich soil, well drained soil of any type. Pruning is only necessary to maintain shape and should be carried out after flowering. Propagation is by softwood cuttings in summer.