General Description: Perennial. Evergreen upright shrub with pinkish white bell flowers and black berries.
Growing Pattern: Upright shrub. An ornamental plant that grows slowly. If sheared regularly can be a great hedge.
Height: In sun from 3-6 feet and up to 12 feet in the shade.
Soil Type: Sandy acidic well-drained soil. Can tolerate clay. Drought tolerant.
Watering: Regular watering to drought tolerant.
Sun Exposure: Some sun to deep shade.
Usually found at: On stumps, 2nd growth forests, edges, and openings of forests.
Edibility: Edible blue black berries that make delicious jam or jellies and great
as a dried fruit.