A very attractive, bushy shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and bright red new growth. Showy white to purple, fleshy, edible berries follow pretty, fluffy white flowers which area extremely alluring to bees. Prefers fertile, moist soils which are well-drained in an open, sunny site, but will tolerate dry conditions once established. Forms a lovely screening hedge if planted close together, can also be clipped as a formal hedge or grown in containers. H. 2m W. 1m