AWARD

VIBURNUM plicatum 'Mariesii'

Commonly known as Japanese snowball

Tiered branching effect with white flowers and striking yellow autumn colour
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval, tapered, toothed, deeply veined dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Spreading, bushy shrub. Produces flowers in flattened, lacecap-like cymes with tiny, fertile, central flowers surrounded by larger, sterile florets to 3cm (1¼in) across. Produces few fruit.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

VIBURNUM plicatum 'Mariesii'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £16.50 each 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, viburnum beetle, honey fungus, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Introduced from Japan in 1879 for Veitch of Exeter, Devon, UK
  • Flower Shape
    Lacecap
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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