Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: White – Pink
Bloom Season: May – July
Suggested Uses: This short prairie shrub is good for a variety of restoration projects. This plant will grow just about anywhere and is very tolerant of poor quality soils. Its flowers are not showy and are followed by clusters of greenish, white berries in the fall. Drought tolerant.
Native Range: Native to the northern Great Plains. Native throughout the state of Minnesota.
Pollinators/Wildlife: Bees, butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects. Birds and small animals use this shrub for food and cover.
Flowers: Tiny pale pink flowers give way to white berries.
Leaves: Opposite, oval or round. Waxy and a light mint-green color.
Name: Western Snowberry
More information: USDA plant profile