Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Pink Beauty'
Japanese snowball 'Pink Beauty'
'Pink Beauty' is a spreading medium-sized deciduous shrub with ovate, attractively veined leaves turning purplish in autumn, and flat, lacecap heads of creamy-white flowers ageing to pink, sometimes followed by red, later black, berries
SynonymsViburnum tinus 'Pink Beauty'
Viburnum 'Pink Beauty'
see moreViburnum plicatum 'Pink Beauty'
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum 'Pink Beauty'
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
|Autumn||Purple Red||Black Red|
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- The fruit can cause a mild stomach upset if ingested. Wear gloves and wash hands after handling
Viburnum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with opposite, simple or palmately lobed leaves and clusters of small, often fragrant white or pink flowers, followed by red, blue or black berries
- Name status
How to grow
Grows well in most moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils
Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
Pruning group 8. Tolerates hard renovative pruning
Generally pest free
May be affected by a leaf spot
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