Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 2′ H X 5′ W
Bloom Time: Spring
Description: Certainly one of the most popular medium sized groundcovers, a mounded spreading shrub with dense, tightly held branches; pretty pink flowers, followed by striking red fruit in fall, a versatile plant for general landscape use.
Ornamental Features: Dark green foliage throughout the season. Tiny glossy round leaves turn brick red in the fall. Tiny pink flowers in late spring. Magnificent red berries from late summer to late fall.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. Should not require much pruning. Great informal hedge or specimen.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)