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Western Sand Cherry vs Echinacea

Prunus pumila var besseyi

Echinacea angustifolia

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Western Sand Cherry
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Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. It is a popular ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. Both you and the wildlife will love its edible small dark red to purple cherries.

Due to its small stature and spreading qualities, Western Sandcherry is suitable as an underplanting or groundcover.

Many people graft plum and cherry varieties to Western Sand Cherry and use it as rootstock. It is also popular to graft hardy apricots to.

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.

WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS

ECHINACEA QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: any
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: white
Flowers: purple flowers
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: none