Amelanchier laevis ‘R J Hilton’ Amelanchier

Amelanchier

Description: Amelanchier laevis 'R J Hilton' is a free-flowering cultivar with similar foliage to 'La Paloma'. Distinctively pink when in bud opening to large, white flowers, having a stunning contrast to the deep copper-coloured emerging leaves. Excellent tints of red and yellow autumn leaf colours are followed by blue-black berries. A stunning addition to any garden!

History: Discovered in the wild in Canada.

Amelanchier Growing Tips: They will thrive in moist, well-drained, lime-free soil. The best autumn colour is achieved when they're planted in a full sun position but they do tolerate partial shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Prune after flowering
  • Autumn colour
  • Wet tolerant

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