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Common Snowberry vs Echinacea

Symphoricarpos albus

Echinacea angustifolia

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Common Snowberry
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Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.

This North American native species is very adaptable, and can be used for erosion control in riparian and restoration areas. Snowberry's fruit attracts wildlife, and livestock can consume the berries without issue.

Note: This difficult to grow species is not regularly scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. If there aren't seedlings available for purchase, try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Echinacea is a unique flowering plant that has been used by Native Americans as medicine for centuries.

Tall stalks topped with badminton-birdie-like flowers make this plant a distinctive addition to any garden or yard.

Echinacea this drought tolerant and will attract bees, butterflies, birds and other wildlife.

COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

ECHINACEA QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Berries: white waxy berries
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Flowers: purple flowers
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none



Toxicity: berries toxic to humans


Other Names: common snowberry