Viburnum opulus 'Sterile'
|Description||Masses of large, pure white, snowball-like flower clusters make a showy display and are exquisite in floral arrangements. Glossy, bright green leaves have a purplish red fall coloring. A spectacular landscape specimen. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide, or larger with age.|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Peony (Paeonia); Clematis (Clematis); Lavender (Lavandula); Iris (Iris); Lilac (Syringa)|
|Care||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
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