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PlantFiles: Roundleaf Snowberry
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius

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Family: Caprifoliaceae (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info) (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Symphoricarpos (sim-for-ee-KAR-poss) (Info)
Species: rotundifolius (ro-tun-dih-FOH-lee-us) (Info)

Synonym:Symphoricarpos rotundifolius var. rotundifolius

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is fire-retardant

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Mar 26, 2009, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. Roundleaf snowberry (Symphoricarpos rotundifolius) is native to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Neveda, Texas and Utah. There are 2 varieties of this plant. Parish's roundleaf snowberry (Symphoricarpos rotundifolius var. parishii) is native to Arizona, California, Idaho, Neveda, and Utah. Roundleaf snowberry (Symphoricarpos rotundifolius var. rotundifolius) is native to Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.



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