This large evergreen shrub has dense, dark-green foliage. Its coarse foliage is accompanied by large amounts of white-pinkish flower clusters that mature into red berries throughout spring and summer. This vigorous grower will reach 6-12 feet tall(6-12 feet wide). Its versatility allows a wide range of uses such as background hedge, accent, screen, and foundation shrub.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in shade; Tolerates full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-10
This undemanding evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shear in spring and summer to maintain the desired shape.