Symphoricarpos Proud Berry® Description
Proud Berry® coralberry (Symphoricarpos sp.) will give you so much, yet requires so little! This unassuming shrub looks perfectly pretty all season, with blue-green coin-shaped leaves. Come late summer, bell-shaped pink blooms begin to adorn the ends of the branches. In short time, they develop into amazing, bubble-like pink berries. They’re the last thing you’d expect to see in autumn, and they bring so much color and interest to the landscape!
Proud Berry coralberry is a Proven Winners ColorChoice shrub and is widely beloved for its easy care: shade tolerant, drought tolerant, deer resistant and unmatched uniqueness and beauty in autumn. Makes a great cut branch for arrangements! Plant this durable shrub as a hedge, specimen, or landscaping plant.
Special features: Disease resistant, Low maintenance, Long blooming, Cold tolerant, Deer resistant, Cut flower, Attracts pollinators
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- Botanical name: Symphoricarpos sp. 'Sofie'
- Common name:
Coralberry, Pink snowberry
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part sun (4-6 hrs/day)
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Any well-drained soil will do.
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- Season of interest:
Specimen, Hedge, Cutting gardens, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
- Patent: USPP 21,226
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Soil: Not finicky about soil, as long as it is well drained.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs of sun/day). Can grow in more shade, but will be less full and have fewer flowers and berries.
Space: Min 4' apart.
Fertilizing: Little needed. Apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring if desired..
Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended
Maintenance: For the best flowering and fruiting, cut shrub back by about half its total height each year in early spring.
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