Pink Berries Offer Dramatic Contrast to Deep Green FoliageThe Snowberry ‘Magic Berry’, Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘Magic Berry’, is a compact, spreading hybrid that has pink blooms in spring. In summer it has an abundance of rose-pink fruit showing color already in July.These masses of pinkish-purple berries line each branch in autumn. This striking crop of ‘Magic Berry’ fruits mature to deep claret in autumn, and may be retained well into winter. The berries are not considered edible.This compact, dense, thicket-forming deciduous shrub has ovate, dark-green leaves that turn dull yellow in autumn. The short racemes of pale pink flowers appear in summer. It matures to 4′- 6′ high with an equal spread. It grows well in full sun to partial shade.Its berries are dramatic against very dark green foliage and even more remarkable in snow!Use as a specimen, in groups, and on banks for erosion control. This plant is often planted over large areas of slopes or banks as a hardy ground cover. ‘Magic Berry’ is also mildew resistant.* Pink Flowers in Spring* Pink Berries Turn to Deep Red* Attracts Wildlife* Four season interest .
Summer Flowers & White Fall BerriesWhite Snowberry, symphoricarpos ‘white hedge’, has dainty pink flowers that appear in July. It is accented with blue-green foliage, and then produces large white berries in autumn. Snowberry is unique because few shrubs produce white berries! Hummingbirds love the flowers, and in the fall the white berries are an excellent food for birds. The berries hang on all season so they offer winter and spring landscape interest.Snowberry is good for holding soil on steep bank and prefers light sun and moist conditions. This plant works best when planted in masses or mixed with several other plants of similar height.White Snowberry is a dense, twiggy shrub that grows 5-6 feet tall and 3-6 feet wide, and it spreads by suckers underground. This plant prefers sun to medium shade, tolerates any soil, and is easy to transplant. It should be pruned before new growth begins.It is a delicate looking plant with a quietly enchanting quality. The egg white berries seem to float lightly in the air, all about the plant. This and their small, scattered leaf pattern, give the plant a low but airy quality!* White berries* Delicate looking* Dense shrub.