The fruit of Chokeberry ‘Brilliantisima’

Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantisima’ (Chokeberry)

When I planted a Chokeberry last fall, I knew it would be one of the stars of the driveway border this autumn. It’s been a dependable, attractive shrub all summer after a showy bloom of pinkish-white flowers in late spring. As we play out the last official days of summer, the fruit of ‘Brilliantisima’ have turned an eye-catching red up and down the length of its branches. I’m looking forward to the dark red hues of its foliage as the garden continues the walk towards fall.


Published by Christopher Tidrick

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One Comment

  1. Lovely! Thanks for sharing.



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