- Common Name(s):
- Chinese snowball viburnum
Viburnum macrocephalum, common name Chinese snowball, is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae, native to mainland China. Florets emerge lime green, but quickly turn white. Flowers are sterile, therefore no fruit is produced.
Wildlife Value: This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 6-15 ft.
- Opposite, simple dark green leaves; 2 to 4 in. long; non-showy fall color
- Apple green flowers mature to 3 to 8 in. white inflorescens; not fragrant
- Deciduous to semi-evergreen
- Sun to partial shade; moist, acidic, well-drained soil
- Vase-shaped; rounded, dense shrub
- 10-12 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1826