This large shrub has white flowers in the early spring that are pleasingly fragrant. Berries follow that are attractive to birds. It had deep green foliage throughout the summer. It is a spreading, rounded shrub when fully grown and works well as a large border or screen. It has purple fall color and black berries.
This shrub prefers full sun to part shade. It will tolerate a wide variety of soils and is drought-tolerant when mature. It does not have any serious pests or diseases.