Under 10 Feet
Sun Or Shade
Chinese Snowball Bush - Viburnum macrocephalum
The Chinese Snowball Bush is a popular ornamental shrub in landscaping due to its striking appearance and various benefits to outdoor spaces. Native to China, this deciduous shrub belongs to the Caprifoliaceae family and can reach a height of up to 12 feet with an equal spread. When used in landscaping, it offers several advantages that enhance the aesthetics and functionality of the environment.
This plant ships bare-root and dormant (no leaves or foliage) It will not green out until next spring.
Chinese Snowball Bush produces large, globe-like clusters of snow-white flowers
One of the primary benefits of it in landscaping is its stunning beauty. It blooms in spring and early summer, and the flowers resemble fluffy snowballs, hence the name. These abundant and showy blooms create a breathtaking focal point in any garden or landscape. The bright green, glossy leaves add to its overall attractiveness, providing a lush, vibrant backdrop that complements the flowers.
Apart from its visual appeal, it also offers functional benefits. As it matures, the shrub develops a dense and bushy form, making it an excellent choice for hedges and privacy screens. Planted strategically along property boundaries or near patios, it can act as a natural barrier, reducing noise pollution and providing a sense of seclusion.
Furthermore, this versatile shrub is adaptable to various growing conditions, making it suitable for multiple landscapes. Its adaptability and low-maintenance requirements make it an ideal choice for homeowners and landscape designers.
Another advantage of incorporating it into landscaping is its ability to attract pollinators. The large, fragrant flowers act as a magnet for bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects, promoting biodiversity in the garden and supporting the local ecosystem.
In autumn, it undergoes another visual transformation, turning its foliage into shades of red, purple, or burgundy before shedding its leaves for the winter. This autumnal display adds seasonal interest to the landscape, ensuring that the beauty of this shrub extends beyond the flowering period.
In conclusion, it is a remarkable addition to any landscaping project. With its striking appearance, functional benefits such as privacy screening and pollinator attraction, and adaptability to various growing conditions, this shrub offers a unique blend of aesthetic appeal and ecological value that enhances outdoor spaces' overall beauty and functionality.
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Very easy to plant, fertilize and water.
I received my plants, they are barefoot so I will see what they look like next year. Delivery was faster than the expected date on the tracking site.
I was very pleased with my Snowball viburnum. Planted in a huge pot, to be sure it gets good drainage, and the best of care.
Item arrived packaged very well and protected. I have planted the bush and I will be anticipating it to begin blooming next year!
Had a Little Trouble getting the order tracked down and shipped" Kept telling me waitin on Shipping Label. Called company and problem was taken care of very quickly! Thanks for all your help! David Hicks Roberta,Ga.