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)
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.