Prunus x cistena
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Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry provides bright reddish-purple leaves that turn bronze-green in the fall. In the spring, tiny flowers with a pinkish white hue bloom. The flowers are small, but the impact comes from the shrub blossoming all at once.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
PURPLE LEAF SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Fall colour: dark red
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Toxicity: berries toxic to humans
Toxicity: the leaves and seed contain small amounts of hydrogen cyanide but are seldom consumed in any quantity
Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: purpleleaf sandcherry
Tags: All Items, Flowering, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Wildlife Attracting