Snowflakes is a popular Amelanchier, named for its large single white flowers, which do indeed resemble flakes of snow on an early spring day.
The new leaves are initially copper-coloured, but turn green over the summer and then take on attractive autumn tints.
The small blue/black fruits are edible but best left to the birds - Snow Flakes is grown primarily for its ornamental features.
The species Amelanchier laevis is native to the eastern areas of North America.
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Snowflakes is a large shrub / small tree, and grows best in moist neutral or slightly acidic soils, with some shade.
It is easy to grow, but watch out for aphids in early spring and remove them promptly (by squashing or with a hose).