A snowberry shrub with abundant white flowers in full bloom
The Snowberry is a great addition to many types of landscapes or gardens as an ornamental shrub, as it is easy to care for and very low maintenance. Other names: Wax-berry, (Symphoricarpos racemosus), Ghostberry
Botanical Name: Symphoricarpos albus
Nom Français: Symphorine blanche


Bloom colour: Green | White
Pollinators: Birds
Sun or Shade: Full Sun | Partial Sun
Plant Type: Shrub
Height: Up to 3 feet (1 meter)
It grows well in hardiness zones: 2 to 7


Open ground, thickets, rocky slopes and well-drained ridges, limestone ridges and clay.
Water requirement: Low to moderate need for water.
Tolerant of any soil.


Fruit eaten by some birds and mammals only as a last resort and therefore is not a good wildlife plant. Easy to transplant. Prune before new growth in spring.
Spreads by suckers.


Spread: Dense white-pink flowers at branch tips. White berries should not be eaten by humans.


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