Hancock Coralberry (Symphoricarpos x chenaultii ‘Hancock’)
Some shrubs work really hard in your garden. The Hancock Coralberry, Symphoricarpos x chenaultii ‘Hancock’, is one of them. It’s unique shape provides lovely cover you’ll appreciate from your lawn chair. This plant displays dark green leaves (to 3/4″ long).
Hancock Coralberry is easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. It will tolerates wide range of soils. This dwarf hybrid coralberry cultivar is a low-growing, spreading, deciduous shrub.
Tidy, arching stems do not root where they touch the ground. The bell-shaped, pink flowers appear in summer along the stems in clusters and in spikes at the stem ends. The flowers give way to clusters of pink/coral berries which mature in autumn.
Berries persist into winter providing excellent color and interest. The berry-laden winter stems may be cut for indoor floral arrangements.
|Common name||Hancock Coralberry|
|Botanical name||Symphoricarpos x chenaultii 'Hancock'|
|Height||2 - 3 ft.|
|Width||6 - 8 ft.|
|Sunlight||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil condition||Widely Adaptable|
|Flower color||Pinkish White|
|Leaf color||Dark Blue Green|