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Related to amelanchiers: juneberry, Shadbush serviceberry
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Noun1.Amelanchier - North American deciduous trees or shrubsAmelanchier - North American deciduous trees or shrubs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
Juneberry, serviceberry, shadblow, shadbush, service tree - any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
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"Amelanchiers, parrotias or cercis are great, but if you have significant access issues with getting into properties, the single-stemmed tree is always better."
Of all the American shrubs and trees that give glowing autumn colour while being a realistic proposition for smaller gardens, the amelanchiers win first prize.
He favours amelanchiers, small deciduous trees or shrubs with showy white flowers in early spring, red to purple fruits and often good autumn colour.
Amelanchier offers star-shaped, white or pink-flushed flowers at this time of year and some Amelanchiers, notably Amelanchier lamarckii, exhibit beautiful autumn colour when their leaves turn orange-red.
These include sweet blueberries and the amelanchiers (shrubs or small trees also known as shadbush or serviceberry, the fruit of which is favored by songbirds).
There are a host of species from which to choose, including ornamental cherries, crab apples, rowans and amelanchiers. Crab apples are outstanding trees for both blossom and fruit and the great majority offer gorgeous autumn colour too.