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shrubs
Name Comments
SNOWBALL
Botanical Name
Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’
Height/Spread Sun or Shade
7/5 ft. 2/1.5 m
Flower Colour Zone
white 3
pink 2
various 2-4
green, yellow 3
white 3
white 3
various 3-4
n/a 2-3
sun to part shade Ball-shaped clusters of white spring flowers, no fruit, needs moist soil
SNOWBERRY Symphoricarpos albus 3/3 ft. 1/1 m sun to shade
Hardy native shrub with white winter berries, drought tolerant
SPIREA Spiraea species 1-5/2-3 ft. .3-1.5/.6-1 m sun to part shade
Many varieties of compact shrubs with a great variety of leaf and flower colours
SUMAC Rhus species 7-10/5-7 ft. 2-3/1.5-3 m sun
Two varieties with delicate foliage and red, fall berries that attract birds
WAYFARING TREE Viburnum lantana 7/7 ft. 2/2 m
sun to part shade
Grayish-green leathery leaves that turn red in the fall, and black fruit that attracts birds
WAYFARING TREE, MOHICAN Viburnum lantana ‘Mohican’ 5/5 ft. 1.5/1.5 m sun to part shade
Smaller variety with grayish-green leathery leaves and orange-red fruit that attracts birds
WEIGELA Weigela florida 3-5/3-5 ft. 1-1.5/1-1.5 m sun to part shade
Several varieties of re-blooming tubular flowers
WILLOW Salix species 3-16/3-10 ft. 1-5/1-3 m
Many varieties of hardy shrubs, attractive foliage and upright or spreading growth habit, moist
Calgary Horticultural Society member garden
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