Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'

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  • Common Name: Chokeberry
  • Plant Story:

    Noted for being a showier compact cultivar, Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima' is a deciduous shrub featuring white to light pink clusters of flowers in the spring that give way to abundant clusters of red berries in the fall that persist into the winter. The elliptic, dark green leaves turn to brilliant red leaves in the fall.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 4-9
  • Height: 6-8 ft
  • Spread: 3-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Shrub borders or woodland garden
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spots and twig blight
  • Form: Compact multi-stemmed
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Remove root suckers. Best fruit production in full sun. Tolerant of a wide range of soil.


Chokeberry - Additional Photos