“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
A deciduous shrub with glossy green, leathery leaves, which can be grown as a shrub or pruned as a small tree. Showy flat clusters of white flowers adorn the plant April-May. Drooping clusters of of blue-black fruit with red stems form in September. Many types of birds and mammals eat the fruit. Leaves turn rich burgundy in fall.
Medium Sun/Average Shade
Mid (May - June)
Late (July - frost)