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Common Snowball Bush

This upright, deciduous flowering shrub bears arching branches thick with glossy leaves. Early season flowers yield vibrant, opaque berries. An excellent landscape plant for hedging, screening, and foundation. Prefers well-drained soil.

Companion Plants

Bird's Nest Spruce

Redtwig Dogwood

Upright Juniper

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Common Snowball Bush

  • Botanical name

    Viburnum opulus

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    8-10' (2.5-3 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Leave fruit on plant for winter interest

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Holden P.'s collection