This evergreen shrub has little, deep green leaves with light green irregular patches on red stems. It produces white, rounded flowers in late Summer, followed by deep red berries. Position in partial shade and keep sheltered from frost and cold, drying winds. Requires acidic to alkaline, fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil such as; chalk, loam or sand. Ultimate height: 2 metres Ultimate spread: 1.5 metres It will take 5-10 years to achieve its ultimate height.