Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.
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Dwarf, deciduous shrub noted for clusters of bright purple-blue berries in late summer.
Plant in full sun
Tolerant of a wide range of well-drained soils
Prune to 6 inches tall in late winter
Height: 2-4 feet; Width: 3-4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to partial shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; blooms may be damaged in late frosts.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in partial to moderate shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in partial to moderate shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.