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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus

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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus

Species Name: Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Common Name: Canyon Snowberry

Excellent understory plant and easy to grow! Beautiful large white berries in the fall. Berries are not edible. Pink flowers in summer attract hummingbirds!

Plant Family: Caprifoliaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H and spreading
Growth Habit: Mounding shrub, then trailing or climbing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 3600'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Northwest, western edge of Cascade Range, Northern Sierra Nevada Foothills, Central West, Southwest
Natural Habitat: Shady woods, streambanks, north slopes

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References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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