Viburnum carlesii blooming in a landscape with large white snowball like flowers

Koreanspice viburnum

Viburnum - Koreanspice

Viburnum carlesii

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Viburnum carlesii blooming in a landscape with large white snowball like flowers
  • Fragrant
  • Deer resistant
  • Fall color
Description
Spicy sweet fragrance fills the air in early spring when the pink buds expand to white snowball flowers. Beautiful burgundy fall color is icing on the cake.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 6 - 8'

Width 6 - 8'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Though adaptable to most soils aside from those that are very wet, this species prefers moist but well-drained and slightly acidic conditions.

Pruning Blooms on old wood - prune after flowering if desired.

Uses Specimen plant; foundation plantings; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Shade tolerant, though flowering and fall color is best with a minimum of 4-6 hours of sun each day.