Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Height & spread

2m x 2m

Wildlife benefit

Bird (berries and shelter) and bee plant

  • A vigorous, thicket-forming shrub with arching shoots. Makes a useful informal hedge or can be grown in a shrub border. Not prone to pest or disease.
  • Tiny pink flowers in summer are followed by marble-sized white berries.
  • Birds may take berries or use for nesting sites.
  • Fills June gap for bees.