Black chokeberry - Aronia melanocarpa
Features: This has larger flowers and a smaller form than its red relative. White flowers turn to black berries by the end of summer and it has pretty orange-red fall color. Attracts a range of native bees, butterflies and moths and its berries provide food for birds and small mammals.
Light: Full to partial sun
Soil: Moist to medium
Height: 3-6 feet, bushy
Blooms: April to May
Chicago Botanic Garden has INFORMATION on it.
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