Chinese snowball is one of spring's showiest shrubs. White flower clusters 6 to 8 inches across festoon its branches in late spring. The plant gets big—12 to 20 feet tall and wide. Though it looks like a hydrangea, it's actually a viburnum. Chinese Snowball Planting Guide & Where to Plant: Find a prominent spot where it will have room to grow. How to Grow: Give it full to partial sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Prune, if necessary, just after it finishes flowering in spring.

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Chinese snowball is one of spring's showiest shrubs. White flower clusters 6 to 8 inches across festoon its branches in late spring. The plant gets big—12 to 20 feet tall and wide. Though it looks like a hydrangea, it's actually a viburnum. Chinese Snowball Planting Guide & Where to Plant: Find a prominent spot where it will have room to grow. How to Grow: Give it full to partial sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Prune, if necessary, just after it finishes flowering in spring.

this ladies snowball viburnum bush is 15 feet tall. She has pruned the bottom 5 foot off the bush to turn it into a standard.

Snowball viburnum

this ladies snowball viburnum bush is 15 feet tall. She has pruned the bottom 5 foot off the bush to turn it into a standard.

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'Little Henry' Virginia sweetspire - a pint sized version of its big brother

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Mahonia 'Charity' blooms in winter with fabulous yellow shuttlecocks! A hummingbird favorite


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In the warmer climate of coastal BC, where I used to live, 'Jelena' witch hazel was my fav: funky, fragrant flowers when not much else is going on, unique leaves with awesome fall color and medicinal benefits!

Hamamelis xintermedia 'Robert'- On neutral  to acid soil in a larger garden consider a copper-coloured witch hazel like this, both for its glowing winter flowers and its rich gold or red-orange fall colour.

Hamamelis xintermedia 'Robert'- On neutral to acid soil in a larger garden consider a copper-coloured witch hazel like this, both for its glowing winter flowers and its rich gold or red-orange fall colour.

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Hamamelis Jermyns Gold - Witch Hazel | Johnstown Garden Centre, Ireland

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Hamamelis Rubin - Witch Hazel | Johnstown Garden Centre, Ireland

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