If you are introducing a new amelanchier
though, consider the Amelanchier
x grandiflora, which is a popular hybrid of A.
prefers ac id soil, it is a fairly accommodating plant.
prefers acid soil, it is a fairly accommodating plant.
Fortunately, several species of Amelanchier
are available in local nurseries.
velutina, Oxydendrum arboreum, Carya glabra, Nyssa sylvatica, Amelanchier
arboreum and Vaccinium spp.
0 (annual ragweed) * Ambrosia trifida (great ragweed) * -- -- -- Amelanchier
arborea (downy -- -- -- serviceberry) * Aralia nudicaulis (wild sarsaparilla) * -- 2.
Also called service berry, shad-berry, juneberry, and sometimes saskatoon blueberry, they grow wild and are one of the 13 species found in Canada of the genus amelanchier
canadensis bears clusters of fragrant white flowers in early spring, juicy dark blue fruit in midsummer, and autumn leaves in yellow, orange, and red.
Serviceberry, also known in this area as Shadblow, Shadbush, or Juneberry, is a member of the genus Amelanchier
lamarckii, snowy mespilus, is a lovely little tree for a small garden.
Snowy mespilus or Amelanchier
makes a shrubby tree and has white starry blooms in spring, emerging on bare branches and finishing as coppery–bronze leaves unfurl.
As well as Flowering Cherries, with their beautiful Spring blossom in white or pink, there are other Spring flowering trees such as Amelanchier
and Malus (Crab Apples).
Prunus spinosa (blackthorn), Prunus laurocerasus (laurel), Lonicera periclymenum (honeysuckle), Sambucus nigra (Elderberry), Amelanchier
A blackbird is raiding the amelanchier
berries, a white butterfly is eyeing up the nasturtiums and now and again I catch the waft of roast beef from my open kitchen door.
Finally, one of the most reliable of distinguished large shrubs - the shadbush, Amelanchier