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Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'

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Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'

  • Fragrant white flowers
  • Glossy red berries persist for a long period
  • Lustrous green foliage turns to an outstanding red in the fall
  • Attracts birds
  • Salt tolerant
  • Bloom Time: May

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario.

Zone:

5

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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Red Chokeberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Red chokeberry tolerates a wide range of soils and conditions including boggy. Will grow in full sun to partial shade, although best fruit production usually occurs in full sun. Remove root suckers to prevent colonial spread.


Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'

Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'

Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'

Red Sprite Winterberry (female)

Euonymus alatus

Euonymus alatus

Burning Bush

Ilex verticillata

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry Holly

Prunus pensylvanica

Prunus pensylvanica

Pin Cherry, Fire Cherry