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.
|Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
|Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
|Years Planted at Arboretums
|Dry to moist
|Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant