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Western Chokecherry vs Majestic Magenta Phlox

Prunus virginiana var. demissa

Phlox Majestic Magenta

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Western Chokecherry
Majestic Magenta Phlox

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.

The Majestic Magenta is a compact ground cover plant that blooms with small, rich magenta flowers in early to mid spring. In spring expect an abundance of these star-shaped flowers.

The Majestic Magenta attracts the attention of birds and butterflies and this plant is popular for it’s low maintenance and salt-tolerance.

WESTERN CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

MAJESTIC MAGENTA PHLOX QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $5.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Height: 0.2 m (0.5 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fall colour: reddish-purple
Berries: edible, astringent, red-purple
Flowers: small, magenta
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: low



Toxicity: toxic to horses, cattle, etc.)


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