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Symphoricarpos longiflorus

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Symphoricarpos longiflorus

Species Name: Symphoricarpos longiflorus
Common Name: Fragrant Snowberry

Excellent shady groundcover with large pink flowers and white berries. Berries are not edible. Excellent for wildlife, and erosion control. Low maintenance. Good at medium high elevations.

Plant Family: Caprifoliaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 3-5' W
Growth Habit: Mounding, creeping
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Great Basin, Desert Mtns.
Natural Habitat: Among rocks from 4-5,000'

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