Plant of the Week: Regent Serviceberry
Regent Serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia 'Regent' Zone 2-7
Beautiful, fragrant white flowers form in clusters in mid-spring just before the leaves appear. Dark green foliage that resembles an apricot tree quickly follows the flowers that add a nice spring treat to any area of your yard. Produces fruit can be used in jams. A moderate grower that can reach 6' tall and wide.
Plant in full sun for best growth and fruit production, but can tolerate part shade. Water regularly for best growth, once established drought tolerant. Attracts birds. Yellow and burgundy leaves glow in the fall. Easy to maintain with the added benefit of being pest and disease resistant.