Coming from the genus Symphoricarpos the full latin name is Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘Magic Berry’ this sturdy little plant can be used for low hedging or a splash of winter colour in beds or borders.

Snowberry Magic Berry is an eye catching and particularly lovely small compact deciduous shrub with beautiful rose-pink berries which appear later in the autumn through into winter than most other flowering or berrying shrubs. The oval dark green leaves of this tough and hardy shrub set off the pink flowers which when they appear in summer encourage bees and pollinators.

An easily grown and delightful addition to beds and borders it will thrive in any fertile moist but well drained soil including clay and chalk. Adding to its many plus side features it will also tolerate both full sun and partial shade in exposed and or sheltered sites. This versatile small growing shrub will stay neat and tidy with little or no pruning.

Sold as sturdy pot grown plants, Snowberry Magic Berry shrubs can be planted at any time of year.


How to grow Symphoricarpos Magic Berry

Position: Partial, moderate or dense shade, full sun.
Foliage:  Deciduous shrub, loses leaves in winter and fresh new growth appears in Spring.
Soil and site: Any well drained soil, dry shade.
Flowering time:   Summer
Growth rate:  moderate
Ultimate height and spread 150cm high x 150cm wide.
Hardiness: Fully hardy.
Aftercare: Water regularly after planting and for the first season. Trim or prune if required in Summer.