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Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Coralberry

Coralberry

Comments

A versatile small shrub with small pinkish-yellow flowers in spring followed by showy clusters of scarlet berries in fall; arching branches and an interesting symmetrical leaf pattern, can grow somewhat bushy and unruly, ideal for massing; very adaptable

Description

A versatile small shrub with small pinkish-yellow flowers in spring followed by showy clusters of scarlet berries in fall; arching branches and an interesting symmetrical leaf pattern, can grow somewhat bushy and unruly, ideal for massing; very adaptable

Landscape Attributes

Coralberry is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Coralberry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Coralberry will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

5 feet

6 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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