Viburnum plicatum f.
Japanese snowball tree
The South Border and the Rookery Path
A hardy medium (2.5m x 1.5m)bushy deciduous
shrub with oval, toothed, dark green leaves
that turn reddish-purple in autumn. Dense,
rounded heads of large, sterile, white
flowers in late spring.
Site and Care:
Does best in full sun or partial shade (but
will cope with full shade) and fertile humus
rich, 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.