This bushy, compact, upright shrub features deep shimmering-red flowers (7cm in diameter). It blooms in flushes throughout the season. This floribunda has an outstanding health record. Deep glossy green foliage resists all diseases.
Ground Hug Aronia is a super tough shrub that naturally grows as a dense groundcover. This unique habit makes it the ideal plant for transforming difficult areas into beautiful, low maintenance plantings. Spring brings a flurry of dainty white flowers nestled among the glossy green foliage; come fall, dark purple berries develop, along with outstanding red foliage. Ground Hug is super durable, growing well even in challenging soil and conditions.
This shrub is multiseasonal due to flowers, high-quality summer foliage, clusters of purplish-black pome fruits and beautiful fall foliage. Fruits are edible, rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants. They are bitter and astringent when raw. Try sweetening with sugar and use as a jelly or jam for they are rich in pectin.Used in mass plantings or borders, for naturalistic plantings, also for bank stabilization and erosion control.