What Is the Proper Name for Snowball Flowers?

The proper, or scientific, name for the snowball flower is Viburnum opulus. It is in the honeysuckle family. European cranberry bush and guelder rose are two other commonly used names for the snowball flower.

Keywords: snowball flower, European cranberry bush, Viburnum opulus

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