Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliant’

Common Name : red chokeberry 'Brilliant'Family : RosaceaeType : ShrubHabit : Spreading/BranchedHeight : 1.5-2.5 metresSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Mayto JuneFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenHardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn

Genus Aronia are deciduous shrubs with simple leaves that colour well in autumn, and clusters of small white, hawthorn-like flowers followed by black, red or purple berries. These berries are edible, but are very astringent when raw; they may attract birds.

Details ‘Brilliant’ is a deciduous shrub to 2m tall, with elliptic or obovate leaves turning brilliant red in autumn; small white flowers are followed by long-lasting bright red berries.


See on garden plan - Coordinates: B13