Prunus besseyi ‘Pawnee Buttes’ (P011S)

Prunus besseyi ‘Pawnee Buttes’ (P011S)

Cultivated variety of the native shrub selected for it’s low growing, sprawling habit. Beautiful white blooms in the spring yeild edible dark maroon fruits late in the summer. Both fruit and flowers contrast nicely against silvery grey-green foliage that changes to brilliant red shades in the fall. Tolerange of hot dry areas and prefers well draining soil.

Plant Height at Maturity

1 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

5 feet

Growth Rate


Growth Habit

Prostrate Ground Cover

Landscape Uses

Erosion Control

Environmental Features

Native Species | Water-wise | Pollinator Friendly | Wildlife Forage Source

Tough Sites

Alkaline Soil | Dry Soil | Calcareous Soil | Urban Conditions

Seasonal Interest

Fall Color | Spring Flowering

Flower Color