Adaptable shrub with attractive foliage and clusters of showy white berry-like fruits that persist through winter. Important late season wildlife forage. Its smooth, oppositely-arranged, round leaves are often used in flower bouquets. Its pink-white bell shaped flowers grow in dense terminal clusters.
|Habitats||Oak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland, Shrub Swamp|
|Habitat Notes||Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2011, 2010|
|Shade Preference||shade, part sun, sun|
|Soil Tolerance||Dry to moist soils|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds, Wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant|