This tree has it all - colorful exfoliating bark, white flowers that attract hummingbirds and native woodland butterflies. Bright red berries feed the birds and other woodland critters in the fall and winter. Its deep roots tenaciously hold the soil making it a great erosion buffer.
Strawberry colored fruit is prized by native birds
Huge nectar source for hummingbirds and insects
Incredibly colorful exfoliating bark
Thrives in dry, sunny locations
Provides outstanding cover and nesting for birds
Tenacious roots help hold soil in erosive areas
Dry, rocky slopes from British Columbia to California.
Tall trees like this one, along with smaller trees and shrubs and perennials provides diversity and encourages a wide range of wildlife to visit.