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Desert Jewels Nursery

Tall Shrubs

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Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana

Edible, but bitter-sweet, red to black berries can be used for jellies or winemaking. Attractive to butterflies when in bloom and to birds when in fruit. Sun to part shade, Moderate to low moisture.

Region

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

Spring

Fruit

Berry

Evergreen

No

Xeric

Somewhat

Size

3 - 13 ft. tall, 3-10 ft. wide

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Serviceberry

Amelanchier alnifolia

Region

L

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

spring

Fruit

yes

Evergreen

no

Xeric

yes

Size

6-8 ft.

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Fernbush, Sweetshrub

Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Region

W

Flower Color

white

Flower Time

summer

Fruit

no

Evergreen

somewhat

Xeric

very

Size

6-8 ft

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Oceanspray

Holodiscus discolor

Region

L, R, W

Flower Color

creamy white

Flower Time

spring

Fruit

seed

Evergreen

no

Xeric

moderately

Size

6-8 ft.

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Beauty Bush

Kolkwitzia amabilis

Region

I

Flower Color

pink

Flower Time

late spring

Fruit

dry capsule

Evergreen

no

Xeric

moderately

Size

6 - 10 ft