Symphoricarpos mollis, Creeping Snowberry
Symphoricarpos mollis, Creeping Snowberry

Symphoricarpos mollis, Creeping Snowberry

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Creeping Snowberry

A Southern California snowberry and trip vine that is in the honeysuckle family.  It can reach up to one foot tall and two feet wide.  It has round blue green leaves, pink flowers bloom in the spring.  The edible berries are said to taste like ivory soap.  This shrub is extremely tolerant of intense shade and heat.  A great slow growing ground cover and is used for bank stabilization.  

- Full sun, shade, part shade

- Tolerates a variety of soils

- Attracts hummingbirds, birds, butterflies, and bees