Small pink flowers swell into pink pearls

Symphoricarpos Candy

Plump, candy-pink berries ripen in early fall. As the leaves fall, each arching stem is adorned with the decorative berries which remain on slender branches through the winter.

For gardeners who are looking for shrubs that provide winter interest after most flowers and leaves are gone, snowberries rate high on the list. Plump, candy-pink berries ripen in early fall, as the last of summers’ small pink flowers swell into pearls. As the leaves fall, each arching stem is adorned with the decorative berries which remain on slender branches through the winter.This is the perfect plant to provide months of winter garden interest.  These new, compact forms are suitable for a more prominent place in the front border. Snowberries are especially beautiful with a light dusting of snow and are spectacular in large numbers.

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Who Am I?

  • Program

    Shrub
  • Genus

    Symphoricarpos
  • Species

    doornsbosii
  • Common Name

    Candy snowberry
  • Botanical Name

    Symphoricarpos doornbosii ‘Kolmcan’ PP20931

Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    Blooms in late spring, fruits form in late summer.
  • Size

    30-36″ tall by 30-36″ wide
  • Hardiness Zone

    3-8
  • Light

    Full sun to part shade farther south
  • Soil

    Average garden soil
  • Moisture

    Moist, but well drained
  • Disease & Pests

    Occasional powdery mildew
  • Landscape Use

    Foundations, cutting gardens, wildlife gardens, borders, small urban gardens, containers
  • Propagation

    Cuttings

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