Indiancurrant Coralberry, Buckbrush
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - spreading, arching shrubMature Height - 2-4(5)' tallMature Width - 4-8' wideLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small yellowish-white flowers, June or July, in dense and short clusters/spikes.Fruit - Purplish-red, berry-like, drupe fruits are small 0.16-0.25" diameter, maturing in October, persist into winter.Leaf - Opposite, simple leaves, elliptic to ovate, small (0.5-1.25" long, 0.25-0.75" wide), dull dark green above, glaucescent and pubescent beneath, on a very short petiole.Fall Color - Bark - Bark is brown, and is often shredding/peeling on older wood.Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - adapts to partial sun, moist to dry conditions, and a loamy or rocky soil. Zone 2-7(8)Native Habitat - New Jersey to Georgia, Kansas and Texas, west to South Dakota.Diseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Coralberry.- Other plants of the family Caprifoliaceae.- Other plants of the genus Symphoricarpos.- Other plants of the species Symphoricarpos orbiculatus.