Audubon® Native Coralberry Bush

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SKU
10004575

The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that will help birds and wildlife thrive in your area! The lovely Audubon® Native Coralberry Bush (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) gets its name from the clusters of small showy fruits that hang on well into winter. They catch the eye of songbirds looking for a meal!

This low-growing ornamental produces attractive clusters of coral-pink to purple berries. Remaining on the plant through the winter, giving rise to other common names such as Buckbrush, Indian Currant, Devil's Shoestring, Buckberry, Snowberry, Snapberry, Waxberry, and Turkey bush.

The small white mid-summer flowers attract a host of butterflies and pollinators before the fruit arrives in late summer. For a neat winter décor, the berry-laden stems look great in floral arrangements. Besides having significant winter interest, it is an important Wildlife Shrub! Songbirds, ground birds and small mammals use this plant for food, cover, and nesting.

Planting and Application:

The Coralberry is an excellent plant for shady areas. It has a natural look that works well in informal gardens. Mound-shaped, they add interest to woodland gardens and naturalized areas. Add to cutting gardens, Pollinator Gardens, cottage borders, as hedges and groupings! Its adaptability to moist soil makes them great Rain Garden plants.

Because they sucker freely and form a fibrous network of roots that binds the soil, Coralberry prevents erosion on slopes or streambanks. A valuable host for butterflies and moths, including fascinating Clearwing Moths.

  • White Bell-Shaped Blossoms & Pearly Pink Berries
  • Versatile Ornamental & Floral Design
  • Caterpillar Host Plant For Many Moth Larvae &
  • Four-Season Interest
  • Attracts Songbirds, Ground Birds, Thrushes, Robins & Mammals

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Coralberry Shrubs are very tolerant of any soil. Growing native on limestone and clay but they need to be well-drained.

  • Erosion Control
  • Tolerate Poor & Alkaline Soils
  • Heat & Shade-Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Prune When Dormant

Beautiful four-season interest and food for wildlife, the Audubon® Native Coralberry Bush will adorn your native garden like a crown jewel! Order yours today at NatureHills.com before this unique wild shrub is gone!

Audubon® Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon® is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon® Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon® Native Coralberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-7
Growing Zones 3-7
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 2 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 8 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No