The Basics This perennial evergreen has vivid green foliage that blooms numerous blue spikes followed by groups of black berries in the fall. Its weeping blades grow 1-2 feet tall(1-2 feet wide). This versatile plant may be placed on slopes and at the base of trees, and is ideal for groundcover, mass planting, borders and edging.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to full shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained and acidic soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-11
The Care This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning old foliage, preferably before spring, is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.