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Western Chokecherry vs Echinacea

Prunus virginiana var. demissa

Echinacea angustifolia

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Western Chokecherry
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Western Chokecherry is a shrub or small tree commonly used for farmstead and field windbreaks.

It produces white flowers in the spring and edible dark purple fruit that matures between September and October. Its cherries are great for making for making jams, jellies or wine, but are not very palatable for raw eating.

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 CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

ECHINACEA QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $9.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Height: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-purple
Berries: edible, astringent, red-purple
Flowers: purple flowers
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: none



Toxicity: toxic to horses, cattle, etc.)


Other Names: bitter-berry, chokecherry, common chokecherry, virginia bird berry