Symphoricarpos Magical® Little Red Riding Hood

Pearly white fruits with a red dusting

Common Name Magical Little Red Riding Hood snowberry
Botanical Name Symphoricarpos 'Kolmarrho'
Size 3' tall by 3' wide
USDA hardiness Zones 3-8a
Sun / Shade Full sun to part shade farther south
Soil Average garden soil
Moisture Moist, but well-drained
Disease and Pests None known
Landscape use Borders, cutting gardens, foundations, urban gardens, wildlife gardens
Market appeal / Uniqueness Beginning in late August, pearl-white berries form in clusters at the tips of every branch – each with a red dusting. The ideal choice for planting along a garden path or outside a low set window where you can look into the eye-catching fruits.
Propagation Methods Vegetative cuttings
Bloom Time Flowers in spring - Fruits in late summer

Angela and Linda’s Garden Notes:

You’re going to love the way this sweet little snow berry fits into your outdoor spaces. Beginning in late August, pearl-white berries form in clusters at the tips of every branch – each with a red dusting. The ideal choice for planting along a garden path or outside a low set window where you can look into the eye-catching fruits, Little Red Riding Hood delivers a pleasing show of color when most plants are preparing for a long winters’ rest. Plant in irregular groupings or as an informal hedge for a readily available supply of cut stems for floral arrangements in late summer and early fall.

Snow Berries add interest to the garden at a time when most perennials and shrubs are exhibiting a tired look. And, as an added bonus, they make excellent cuts for floral arrangements.With these improved varieties from Plants Nouveau, new found uses for snow berries abound for natural shrub borders and late season interest.