Viburnum opulus 'Sterile'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||vy-BER-num OP-ew-lus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide, or larger with age.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||On display in summer, this shrub is sure to cause a stir with its mass of white snowball blooms. Plant it at the back of the border where it will rise above its companions to show off. It also looks fine as the center plant in an island bed in the lawn.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Large, Exquisite Flowers|
Tolerant of a wide range of soils; prefers average, loamy, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually after flowering to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8