Aronia Low Scape Mound® Description
Compact, durable, and beautiful - Low Scape Mound® aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) is sure to turn heads! Multi-season interest! This tough and hardy little shrub is covered with hundreds of dainty white flowers in the spring, each graced with a splash of pink pollen in the center. Its glossy foliage is practically impervious to summer heat. Come autumn, the foliage turns a striking red, accompanied by dark purple berries. What differentiates Low Scape Mound aronia from others on the market is a very unique tidy, low-growing habit that makes it perfect in smaller gardens or an edging plant. Also known as chokeberry, this native shrub tolerates just about anything nature can throw at it: wet soil, dry soil, heat, cold, drought, salt, you name it. Landscapers love this versatile, durable, beautiful shrub.
Special features - Fall interest, Drought tolerant, Erosion control, Easy care, Containers, Mass planting, Seaside/salt tolerant.
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- Botanical name:
Low Scape Mound™ Aronia melanocarpa 'UCONAMM165'
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- Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Sun exposure:
Sun, Part shade
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- Soil type:
- Soil moisture:
Dry, Wet, or Average
- Height x width:
2' x 2'
- Flower color:
Pink & White
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- Bloom season:
Groundcover, Edging, Flower gardens, Wildlife gardens, Native plant gardens
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- Patent #:USPP28,789
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Soil: Not fussy about soil; thrives anywhere.
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: average moisture is fine. Tolerates dry and wet conditions.
Spacing: 2-3 feet
Fertilizing: Not required. If more rapid growth is desired, apply a rose fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing:No special winter requirements
Maintenance & pruning: Thanks to this plant's naturally small habit, pruning is not required. However, any pruning should be done immediately after flowering.
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