Amelanchier laevis / Smooth Serviceberry
A lithe and elegant small tree with pretty white blooms in early spring and delicious blueberry-shaped fruit in June to July. Also called Juneberry and myriad other names.
Host plant for two butterflies – Red Spotted Purple and Striped Hairstreak.
Height: 12′ – 30′ Blooms: April – May
Siting: Moist/well-drained to dry, sun to part shade
Deer Resistance: Low