Brilliant Red Chokeberry
Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ar-ROH-nee-uh ar-bew-tih-FOH-lee-uh brill-YEN-tiss-ih-muh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This highly ornamental North American native plant offers multi-season interest and is deserving of more presence in today's gardens. Plant where its superb fall foliage will add late season excitement. Stunning when used in mass in shrub borders or woodland areas. Highly effective in naturalized areas where its suckering growth habit does not need to be restrained. Ability to withstand wet, boggy soils makes it ideal for planting near the edge of a pond or stream. Its wide adaptability to varied conditions makes it well-suited for areas where moisture fluctuates by season. Useful for erosion control and bank stabilization.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Exceptional Fall Color|
Easy to grow and highly adaptable to a wide range of soil types and moisture, from wet to dry. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize when new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to promote vigorous new growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9