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Photinia floribunda

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Shrubs, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, average, loam, clay

Height: 6'-8'

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: white, pink

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts birds, berries, drought tolerant, fall interest, medicinal, showy fruit

Berries, fruit of Photinia floribunda (purple chokeberry)
  • Berries, fruit of Photinia floribunda (purple chokeberry)
  • Berries, fruit of Photinia floribunda (purple chokeberry)

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Description

Photinia floribunda

Also known as:

purple chokeberry

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Scientific Synonyms:

Aronia atropurpurea, Aronia floribunda, Aronia prunifolia, Pyrus floribunda

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae Rose family
Genus Photinia chokeberry
Species Photinia floribunda purple chokeberry