Symphoricarpus x chenaultii Hancock


Symphoricarpus x chenaultii Hancock, dwarf hybrid Coralberry. low-growing, spreading, deciduous shrub typically grows 1-1.5' tall. Procumbent habit with arching stems which do not root where they touch the ground. Bell-shaped, pink flower clusters appear in summer. Clusters of pink/coral berries which mature in autumn. Berries persist into winter providing excellent colour and interest.



Plant in moist well drained soil. Full Sun / Partial shade.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.