White Snowberry (Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘White Hedge’)

White Snowberry

The pretty White Snowberry bush (Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘White Hedge’) has dainty pink flowers that appear in July and are a welcome boon to pollinators! It is accented with blue-green foliage, on graceful arching stems. You’ll love the fine texture and color this plant adds to your garden beds and borders! But just wait until you lay eyes on the large white clusters of berries in the autumn!

Hummingbirds and butterflies love the darling pink bell-shaped flowers that open a blushing pale pink, and in the fall the white berries are an excellent food for birds. The berries hang on all season so they offer winter and spring landscape interest. Snowberry is unique because few shrubs produce white berries! These berries are incredible in the landscape and in your vase bouquets!

It is a delicate-looking smaller shrub with a quietly enchanting quality. The egg white berries seem to float lightly in the air, all about the plant. This, and their small, scattered leaf pattern, give the plant a low, but airy, quality! White Snowberry is a dense, twiggy shrub that spreads by suckers underground, but can equally be kept as a polite single specimen with ease.

Planting and Application:

The plant can tolerate shade as well as the sun so it opens the door to many possibilities in the landscape. White Hedge Snowberry looks great planted in masses The plants do spread slowly from the base but are easily kept in check and are much less aggressive than the species. So they’re perfect for naturalizing, filling in woodland gardens and using on hills and slopes for erosion control. Songbirds love these loose thickets for nesting and cover!

Create a shady pollinator garden or brighten a dreary cottage bed with the blooms and white berries! Cutting gardens gain unique berries for bouquets. Plant rows across the back of your perennial border or incorporate them throughout your mixed borders.

  • Darling Pink Bell-Shaped Flowers
  • Unique Plump Pure White Berries
  • Compact Blue-Green Foliage
  • Delicate Fine Texture
  • Pollinator & Bird-Friendly Specimen, Hedge & 3-Season Interest

Tips for Care:

Snowberry grows in both full sun or full shade and in moist conditions, and prefers sun to medium shade, tolerates any soil, and is easy to transplant. It should be pruned before new growth begins. Preferring more shade in the hottest of its favored USDA growing zones 4 – 7 and are very cold tolerant, Snowberries are widely adaptable to any well-drained soil type.

  • Full Sun, Partial Sun & Full Shade
  • Loves Moist Soil
  • Prune After Flowering
  • Cold Hardy Deciduous Shrub
  • Adaptable to Most Well-Drained Soil

Brighten your garden with the brilliant and elegant beauty of these lovely shrubs are pollinator and bird-friendly garden accents!

White Snowberry (Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘White Hedge’) Details

Common name White Snowberry
Botanical name Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii 'White Hedge'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 4-7
Growth rate Medium
Height 4 - 5 ft.
Width 3 - 5 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time After Flowering
Flower color Pink