Symphoricarpos (Caprifoliaceae) BSWJ10316


Small twiggy deciduous shrub, to 1.5m tall in the wild, forming a dense tangle of slender branches with small soft rounded-elliptic leaves. With a sprinkling of small white pink-tinged bell-shaped flowers along with the conspicuous spongy orbicular white and pink fruit. Seed collected from the slopes of Volcán de Santa Maria at over 2800m in 2004. Easily cultivated in most fertile drained soils in sun or part shade.

Symphoricarpos guatemalensis