Scarlet Pearl Snowberry

Symphoricarpos 'Scarlet Pearl' PP #13,244

SKU
01769
Light pink summer blooms produce an abundance of highly ornamental large pink berries that persist on bare stems in winter. Stems will last two weeks in cut floral arrangements. Easily naturalizes in northern native landscapes and woodland gardens. Great for erosion control on slopes. Plant within a window's view to enjoy from indoors. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationsim-for-ee-KAR-poss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasNative snowberries are essential to North American wild landscapes because they naturalize so well. A superbly beautiful addition to wildlife habitat gardens as a late season food source for many species. Improved color and form has boosted them into high status in traditional shrub borders for late season interest. Planted as a low informal hedge or arrange in irregular groupings. A fresh new candidate for foundation planting. Add to any garden for a ready supply of colorful cut berry sprays for autumn decorating.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Hillside, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fruit Poisonous, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPotentilla (Potentilla); Viburnum (Viburnum); Magnolia (Magnolia); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Deutzia (Deutzia)

Grows easily in a wide range of soil types. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new spring growth. Naturally forms a thicket; root suckers may be pruned to maintain size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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