- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, grows quickly to 4-6 ft high (1.2-1.8 m) and as wide or wider, rounded habit,
and arching branches. Leaves opposite, elliptic to ovate, 5-12 cm long wide, long acuminate,
serrulate, yellowish glands below. Flowers pink or white in mid-summer. Fruit violet to
metallic purple, more or less spherical, 4 mm across, in loose clusters.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Native to Japan.