Sorbus intermedia Brouwers has a pyramidal shape and the foliage is dark green on the top and silver- grey on the underside, giving it an interesting shimmer in the breeze. Creamy white flowers appear in clusters in May and are followed by small orange-red fruit in autumn. The autumn colour is decorative and contrasts attractively with the foliage turning to a golden brown. Brouwers Swedish Whitebeam is a tough, hardy tree that will tolerate harsh including wind exposure, coastal environments and most soils. It tree is an excellent choice for planting in harsh conditions and its pretty contrasting foliage and regular shape of crown make it a good choice for up-lighting of the crown.