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Common Snowberry vs Beauty of Moscow Lilac

Symphoricarpos albus

Syringa vulgaris Beauty of Moscow (Syringa vulgaris Krasavitsa Moskvy)

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Common Snowberry
Beauty of Moscow Lilac

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.

Beauty of Moscow Lilac is a flowering shrub known for its highly fragrant, double flowers. The buds start as a pale pink and give way white blooms that have double the number of petals compared to other Lilacs. While the flowers are mostly white they can often take on a subtle pink blush.

The striking blooms, abundant flowers, and long bloom time make the Beauty of Moscow Lilac one of the top Lilac cultivars. The flowers are known for attracting hummingbirds, bees, and other pollinators to your landscape.

COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS

BEAUTY OF MOSCOW LILAC QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $13.99
Zone: 1a
Zone: 3a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: white waxy berries
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Flowers: white to pale pink
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium



Toxicity: berries toxic to humans


Other Names: common snowberry