Western snowberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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June Plants for Honey BeesJune Plants for Honey Bees
By Mindy03 on June 2, 2012

Summer is coming, with longer days and hotter temperatures. June is still a great month for honey bees, but they may not produce as much honey as the days get hotter.

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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 4, 2012 12:07 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant which produces a water white honey.

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Dec 19, 2013 11:45 AM

An important 'bird food' plant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Can i have help with this shrub? by Navek Jul 12, 2017 1:52 PM 3
Another bush for ID by threegardeners Nov 11, 2012 10:12 AM 8

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