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This selection of our native coral berry has very heavy fruit set and an attractive compact habit. Bright pink berries cover this plant in late summer and fall; a pollinator is not needed. Great for mass plantings in gardens and parks or adding unexpected fall color to mixed borders. The fruit is not edible.


Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Blue-green, Green

Height 3-4'

Width/Spread 3-4'

Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Soil Average, Dry, Well-drained

Bloom Time Summer

Uses Borders, Containers, Cutting Gardens, Foundations, Low Hedges, Mass Planting

Features Attracts pollinators, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Fall interest, Native

Breeder Catharina Maria Hoekstra Arisz

Blooms On New wood


Plant Care

Soil: Any average, well-drained soil will do. Tolerates poor and urban soils.

Water: Average water needs. Drought tolerant once established.

Fertilizer: Nothing special needed. If desired, apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring; this may be continued monthly through late July if you want faster growth.

Pruning: Prune back by about half its total height in late winter/early spring. Remove the oldest, thickest stems every 4-5 years to encourage vigorous young growth.


Photos and information courtesy of Proven Winners 



Proud Berry® Coral Berry

  • 4" Quart Pot

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