Drought tolerant. Mass in shrub borders, effective as hedge, screen or for erosion control on banks. Able to grow in harsh conditions. Attracts birds and pollinators.
Height : 5-10 feet
Spread : 5-10 feet
Light : Full sun to part shade
Water : Dry to moist
Soil : Sand, loam, clay
Zone : 2-8
Leaves : Leaves are a lush green in summer. Fall color is yellowish to bronze
Stem : Bark peeling in long papery sheets on older stems, rich brown inner bark. Young stems shiny red-brown
Flower : Attractive white to pinkish flowers in May-June
Fruit : Reddish-brown fruit in September-October
Habit : Upright-spreading deciduous shrub with long, curving branches and dense foliage.