Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: black
Noted for: Showy flowers, fall color
Recommended Uses: Shrub in an informal, moist garden and would make a good backdrop for a bog garden, or a good plant to plant along a woodland edge.
Propagation: Seed, root division, cuttings.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Fruits eaten by a variety of wildlife. Pollinated by native bees.
Native Habitats: Bogs, wet savannas, edges of bayheads, mesic to hydric flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Ethnobotany: Edible though seedy.
Other Comments: Rarely gown likely because of its need for moist sites.