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Viburnum plicatum 'Grandiflorum' (Japanese snowball 'Grandiflorum')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Viburnum plicatum 'Grandiflorum'

Other names

Japanese snowball 'Grandiflorum'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Grandiflorum' _ 'Grandiflorum' is a large, deciduous shrub with toothed, ovate foliage that takes on red and purple tints in autumn. In spring, it is clothed with large, rounded clusters of white flowers that mature to light pink.


Viburnum plicatum 'Grandiflorum' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Purple, Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Can tolerate hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Viburnum plicatum 'Grandiflorum' (Japanese snowball 'Grandiflorum') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Viburnum plicatum 'Grandiflorum'

Other names

Japanese snowball 'Grandiflorum'

Genus

Viburnum Viburnum

Variety or Cultivar

'Grandiflorum' _ 'Grandiflorum' is a large, deciduous shrub with toothed, ovate foliage that takes on red and purple tints in autumn. In spring, it is clothed with large, rounded clusters of white flowers that mature to light pink.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Purple, Red in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Can tolerate hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Viburnum plicatum 'Grandiflorum' (Japanese snowball 'Grandiflorum') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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