These snowball bushes are just amazing. I wish we had a Dr. Seuss-like forest of them. They are correctly called Chinese Viburnum, and shouldn’t be mistaken for hydrangeas which also bear the common name of snowball bush (which is why we need to use the latin words).
The habit is different between the two, even though they both have sphere-like flowers, and the Chinese Viburnum interfaces better with the tree-pee made to combat deer.
Taken today, this viburnum is at a little less maturity than peak. Each snowball starts out light green and slowly whitens.
Have not noticed any evidence of a deer being near this tree-pee. I consider this a cure!
Immature nandina are just behind the spikes that foil the deer.
A patch of ajuga blooms in one area. This bush can reach 20 feet high; cannot wait! It asks me for nothing bu protection, very easy.