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Plump, white berries

Symphoricarpos Galaxy

Plump, bridal-white berries ripen in early fall, like pearls. 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 on the lookout for shrubs that provide winter interest after most flowers and leaves are gone, snowberries rate high on the list. Plump, bridal-white berries ripen in early fall, as the last of summers’ small white 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. The perfect plant for the winter garden these compact forms are suitable for a more prominent place in the front border. Snowberries are especially beautiful with a light dusting of snow.

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Who Am I?

  • Common Name

    Galaxy Sensation snowberry
  • Botanical Name

    Symphoricarpos doornbosii 'Kolmgala' PP20912
  • Type

    Shrub
  • Bloom Time

    Early summer
  • Bloom Color

    Pink
  • Fruit Time

    Late summer, makes many more fruits if you have another variety of snowberry planted in the same area. summer
  • Fruit Color

    White

Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    Early 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
  • Pruning

    Symphoricarpos flower in early spring on new growth and fruit in late summer. To ensure maximum fruit production, prune no later than late winter.

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