Mar, Apr, May
Perennial, Woody Zones 6-9
4-8 ft / 1.2-2.4 m
Petite white blooms with 3-6 petals grow on an erect terminal of panicles.
Bright red berries are produced in terminal panicles in the fall and persist through the winter.
Young leaves are bright pink or red, turning green with time, then turn red or purple before falling. Exquisite tiny blooms and bright red fruits decorate the plants dense foliage.
All parts of the plant are poisonous, containing compounds that decompose to produce hydrogen cyanide, and can be fatal if ingested.