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Low Scape® Hedger Aronia melanocarpa

  • Hardy Zones
    • 3 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Fall
  • Mature Size
    • 36 - 60 Inches
Your order will ship in spring 2018 according to your plant zone.

After your order has shipped you will receive an email with your FedEx tracking number.
$19.99
Size: Quart
$36.99
Size: One Gallon
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
Low Scape® Hedger Aronia melanocarpa
Part Sun to Sun 36 - 60

Features

Beauty from spring to fall in an easy-care package.

Low Scape Hedger aronia is a super versatile native flowering shrub. Reaching just 3-5' (.9-1.5 m) tall, it's a dense column of glossy green foliage that's perfect for low hedges or screening. Spring finds the plant covered in hundreds of white flowers, and come fall, the foliage lights up in bright reds and oranges. Low Scape Hedger grows well just about anywhere: in full sun or part shade, wet or dry soils, in hot climates or cold ones. Non-suckering; Can be pruned into a formal hedge or left to grow naturally. Available at better garden centers in 2017.

Top three reasons to grow Low Scape® Hedger aronia:
- Short, columnar habit makes it a versatile landscaping plant
- white spring flowers
- red and orange fall color

Fall Interest
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Erosion Control
Bog Plant
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
36 - 60 Inches
Spacing: 
24 - 36 Inches
Spread: 
24 - 36 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Mid Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Good for Screening
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses: 
Specimen or Focal Point
Maintenance Notes: 

Low Scape Hedger aronia needs little to maintain its good looks. If pruning is required or desired, do so after it blooms. This variety bears little to no fruit.

Fun Facts: 

Aronia's common name, chokeberry, comes from the extremely astringent taste of the fruit.

Low Scape® Hedger Aronia melanocarpa 'UCONNAM166' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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