Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum (‘Sterile’) – Japanese Snowball

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Viburnum plicatum ‘Sterile’ is a late blooming, non-native perennial shrub with specific growing needs, including a moist, slightly acidic, well-drained environment and plenty of sunlight. Japanese Snowball Viburnum is mostly disease-resistant and aphids do not affect it. Be watchful for borers which could present an issue.

US Hardiness Zone:6a
Berry Color: None (Sterile)
Size (Height/Width)10-15 ft high
Exposure:Full sun
Bloom Time(s):Mid May to June
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Native Country:China, Japan
Flowering Season:Late Spring
Flower Color:White
Fragrant?:No
Full Botanical Name:Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum (a.k.a. Viburnum plicatum 'Sterile')

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Content Sources: Dave’s Garden, Gary Kling – University of Illinois

 

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