Evergreen groundcover/creeping shrub that grows up to 5′ tall. Glossy evergreen leaves with white urn-shaped flowers that hang down along the stem and fruits that are reddish-blue to dark purple. Foliage used in floral arrangements. Helps prevent weed establishment. Ideal for areas where tall shrubs are not desired but neither are weeds.
|Habitats||Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Habitat Notes||Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2012, 2012|
|Shade Preference||part shade|
|Soil Tolerance||Dry to moist|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant|