Snowball Bushes

Why Does My Snowball Bush Flower but Not in “Balls”?


KathyG added on April 7, 2012 | Answered

I have a well established snowball bush that flowers every year along branches but does not form the typical ball. What could cause this and how do I correct it? It is in full afternoon sun with only a small Hydragnea near it.


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Heather
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Answered on April 8, 2012

The plant is likely getting a smidge too little light, which is making it a bit leggy and causes the flowers to be looser than they should be. If you can thin the surrounding shade a bit, perhaps through selective pruning for nearby trees, this should help it tighten up the flower heads.

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