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Amelanchier lamarckii ‘Ballerina’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Lovely small tree suited for gardens with limited space, Amelanchier lamarckii 'Ballerina' has a superb display of white flowers in spring. The leaves are an attractive, cool green in spring / summer, turning shades of bright red, orange and gold in the autumn before falling.

An excellent standalone specimen tree or as part of a mixed flowering border.

Supplied Size: 4L containers (100 - 125 cm tall)

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Amelanchier lamarckii  ‘Ballerina’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Amelanchier lamarckii  ‘Ballerina’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Amelanchier lamarckii  ‘Ballerina’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
4 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile, neutral or acid soil. Amelanchier lamarckii 'Ballerina' will have more intense autumn colour when planted in acid soils.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Amelanchier lamarckii 'Ballerina' grows to be a very small branching tree with a rounded crown.
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)
Notes: This tree is very ornamental and gives interest from spring until autumn each year. This plant is also known as Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Ballerina'.

Plant Finder: about Amelanchier lamarckii ‘Ballerina’

Common names

Snowy mespilus, Juneberry


Amelanchier lamarckii ‘Ballerina’ (Snowy mespilus). Amelanchier lamarckii ‘Ballerina’ is a small tree with an open habit. Its young leaves are bronze-tinged and later turn orange and red in the autumn. Large white flowers are produced in short, erect racemes in spring. The fruit are reddish purple berries which are very attractive to birds.


It prefers lime-free soil.

Interest and use

Flowers and foliage, screening, encouraging birds, small gardens

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Amelanchier lamarckii  ‘Ballerina’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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