This wonderful shrub has striking red bark, white flowers that yield white-
bluish berries and year-round interest. Two varieties - Baileyi (medium) and
Kelseyi (small). These varieties are from the northern Rockies and are more size appropriate than their local cousin, which grows to 20’. Nature benefits: good for pollinators, birds like the berries, and the branching structure is preferred for perching. An attractive addition to
Upright to roundish.
Average to moist soil. *Baileyi, 6-7’
(see photo) yet easily prunable to any
size. Kelseyi, 2-3’.
Full sun to partial
shade. Average to
Where to plant
Often planted as a feature
(alone or in combination), in a hedge
contrasting plants such as Quaking
Aspen or Bitter Cherry.
Kelseyi is increasing planted in
parkstrips and parking lot or roadside bio-swales.
Did you know?
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