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Products > Symphoricarpos albus 'Tilden Park'
 
Symphoricarpos albus 'Tilden Park' - Snowberry

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckles)
Origin: California (U.S.A.)
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Summer
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 3-5 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 0-10 F
Symphoricarpos albus 'Tilden Park' (Snowberry) - An upright deciduous shrub to 5 feet tall with bright blue-green 1 inch long leaves. In the summer appear tight clusters of small bell-shaped pink flowers followed by half-inch, pearly white berries that remain well into winter. This selected form of the common California streamside native, Symphoricarpus albus, was originally selected by Roy Taylor at the Tilden Park Botanic Garden in the foothills of the East Bay (San Francisco Bay). It was selected for its bushy habit, clean foliage and reliable fruit set of large berries. Tolerates full sun with regular irrigation but better planted in light shade with occasional irrigation. Tolerant of a wide range of soils. Cold hardy to less than 10 F.  The information on this page is based on the research that we have conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from what we have found on reliable online sources, as well as from observations made of our crops of this plant growing in the nursery and of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Symphoricarpos albus 'Tilden Park'.
 
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