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Viburnum carlcephalum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Viburnum carlcephalum Fragrant Snowball,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Shrub Like, Spreading

Stunning deciduous shrub with heart-shaped green leaves turning red in Autumn and snowball-like clusters of fragrant white flowers in Spring followed by red/black berries. This plant truly is an eye-catching feature in the garden and looks even more beautiful when grown as a informal hedge. Grows approx. 1.5-2m tall x 2-2.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Adoxaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate