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Viburnum plicatum 'Snowball' (Snowball bush)

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Adoxaceae
Genus: Viburnum
Species: V. plicatum
Cultivar name: Viburnum plicatum 'Snowball'
Common name: Japanese Snowball Bush, Snowball bush, Snowball tree, Japanese Snowball Bush 'Sterile'

Viburnum plicatum 'Snowball' is a sterile cultivar of Viburnum plicatum a species of a deciduous shrub a native to mainland China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan.It grows up to 3 m tall. The leaves are opposite, 5–10 cm long and 3–6 cm broad, simple ovate to oval, with a serrated margin.









The fruit early March.




Top surface of a leaf.




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