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Alabama Snow Wreath*

Neviusia alabamensis

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Alabama Snow Wreath (Neviusia alabamensis) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Alabama Snow Wreath flowers

Alabama Snow Wreath flowers

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Alabama Snow Wreath (Neviusia alabamensis) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Alabama Snow Wreath in bloom

Alabama Snow Wreath in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  5 feet

Spread:  5 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4


An open airy shrub with arching branches and covered with beautiful feathery blooms in the spring; a good choice for a shrub border where more open arching branches are desired

Ornamental Features

Alabama Snow Wreath features airy white pincushion flowers held atop the branches in mid spring. It has green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Alabama Snow Wreath is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Alabama Snow Wreath is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Alabama Snow Wreath will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is native to parts of North America.


* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden  Naturalizing 
Flowers  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features