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Aronia (Aronia) melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic' (Autumn Magic Chokeberry)

Upright growth. Fragrant white flowers in the spring, followed by clusters of large, edible, dark blue to black berries which persist on the plant through winter. Glossy dark green foliage turns to shades of red and purple in the fall. Hardy. Self pollinating. Excellent in mixed or shrub border, as a hedge. Attracts birds.

  • Height: 3'-5'
  • Spread: 2'-4'
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Aronia (Aronia) melanocarpa 'Elata' (Glossy Black Chokeberry)

Native to North America. Grows into an upright plant which is very winter hardy and has dark green, healthy foliage which turns a brilliant red in fall. Not bothered by insects or disease. Covered by clusters of small white flowers in spring. Flowers followed by clusters of dark blue to black fruit which persist into the winter. Fruit is edible and often made into a healthy juice, syrup or jelly. Self pollinating. Good in mixed border, shrub border, hedge, or as an accent or specimen plant.

  • Height: 4'-6'
  • Spread: 4'-6'
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Aronia (Aronia) melanocarpa 'Morton' (Iroquois Beauty Chokeberry)

Compact, mounding habit. Grows less than 3′ tall after 10 years. Clusters of white flowers in spring. Excellent orange, wine, and red fall color. Purplish black, edible berries in winter. Performs well in sun or shade.

  • Height: 3'-4'
  • Spread: 3'-5'
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Characteristics
Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils