Crataegus x mordenensis
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 16′ H X 12′ W
Bloom Time: Mid Spring
Description: The hardiest of the ornamental hawthorns, the perfect accent for small home landscapes; smothered in pink flowers in spring followed by showy red berries in fall, develops an interesting twisted trunk with time.
Ornamental Features: Clusters of white flowers with pink overtones. Green glossy foliage. Fruits are red pomes. The rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape. Low maintenance tree, best pruned in late winter.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)