General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18-40 inches (45-120 cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 18,567
Parentage: Sport of: Hancock

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blade of Sun™
Cultivar name: 'Brain de Soleil'
Common names
  • Chenault's Coralberry
Also sold as:
  • Symphoricarpos x chenaultii 'Brain de Soleil'

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Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-04-30

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