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Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum

Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum 'Pink Sensation'

A selection with snowball flowers emerging pink that turn white with maturity.  Emerging leaves have a distinct bronze tint, maturing green.  A 'Pink Sensation' planted near the entrance of the JC Ralston Arboretum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is a visitors eye catcher when in bloom.  Zone 5

USDA Hardiness Zone:



8-10 Feet


6-8 Feet

Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum 'Pink Sensation' Characteristics

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderate


  • Upright

Soil Requirements

  • Moist, well drained
  • Acid

Sun Requirements

  • Full Sun to Part Shade

Flowering Season

  • Mid to late May

Fragrant Flowers

  • No


  • No

Winter foliage

  • Deciduous