Area of origin:
Japan. Introduced into Europe in 1856.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 3 m (9,8'), width up to 2 m
Soil Type: Well drained. Enrich if too poor.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
This beautiful shrub and its magnificent foliage should not be
confused with holly. The highly scented white flowers appear
from July to September and are followed by lovely blue black
fruits. Often planted in flowerbeds and hedges.