A pie-makers favourite. Large umbels of creamy white flowers are replaced by purple-black fruit in fall. This sprawling shrub can be trained into a hedgerow or left to fill in spaces. Self pollinating and good in shade.
Height (cm): 300
Other traits: Dye Plant, Edible, Medicinal, Wildlife. Several colours including a brilliant yellow can be made. This shrubs fruit is the source of the ever-popular pie and wine. The leaves can be poulticed for bruises and cuts. The berries will get eaten up by many birds including Rose-breasted Grosbeak.