A low growing understory plant with bluish-green oval to round irregular leaves. Bright to dull pink flowers from May to July; fruits persist through winter, making it an important resource for birds and wildlife.
|Habitats||Oak Woodland, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Habitat Notes||Great understory plant. Provides food and shelter to many different birds. Drought tolerant once established.|
|Mature Height||up to 2 ft tall|
|Shade Preference||full sun, part shade, shade|
|Soil Tolerance||moist to dry well drained soil|