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Berried Treasure

One of the most delightful additions to the autumn garden are shrubs that produce an abundance of ornamental berries. These berries are often loved by birds as well as humans and therefore bring nature a step closer to our homes as well as being colourful. Garden shrubs have berries in a full range of colours such as red, black, white, pink and purple. Some of our favourite berried treasures are as follows:-

Aronia melicarpa 'Autumn Magic'

This plant is very much loved by birds! Tiny bright white flowers turn to large shiny black berries in fall while glossy green leaves in fall turn brilliant red. Grows easily in sun or part sun to 5 or 6 feet tall.
Zone 3

Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion' ~ Beauty Berry

Callicarpa is probably the berried shrub that gets the most fuss when it is discovered by gardeners. The berries are really purple! Small polished purple berries in large clusters adorn the bare branches of callicarpa. Callicarpa is easy to grow. Plant it in part to full sun. Grows 6-8 feet tall.
Zone 5


Cotoneaster boast orange or red berries on a fast growing evergreen plant. Cotoneaster can be grown as a groundcover or on a sunny fence or wall. These are tough, hardy plants that have a huge bloom of tiny white flowers in spring which will later develop into the berries. Grow in sun.
Zone 5

Skimmia japonica

Skimmia is an indispensable shrub for the shade garden. When male and female plants are both planted the female shrubs have lovely clusters of fat red berries. Gardeners enjoy the deep, dark, evergreen leaves on a plant that reaches 2 ½ to 3 feet tall as well as those lovely berries. Plant in morning sun or full shade.
Zone 7

Symphoricarpos doorenbosii ~ Magic Berry

While our common snowberry, usually has white berries this variety of Symphoricarpos boasts pink berries. Growing 3 - 4 feet tall this shrub has a lovely arching habit that shows off the berries in a delightful way. A hybrid of a BC native, Snowberry, that is happy in sun or part shade.
Zone 3