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Viburnum x carlcephalum /Fragrant Snowball Viburnum

Viburnum x carlcephalum  / Viburnum x carlcephalum
Spring flowers that are highly fragrant
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Spring flowers that are highly fragrant

Clusters of open flowers and flower buds


Plant in heavy flower bud stage

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Scientific Name: Viburnum x carlcephalum
Common Name: Fragrant Snowball Viburnum
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Autumn Color
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: The flowers of this viburnum begin as pink buds and open into nearly white flowers. The foliage is dark green turning a reddish color in fall. It produces an open leggy plant, especially when growing in partial shade. The fruit is not a major ornamental feature.