Height: 3-5 ft
Spread: 3-5 ft
Bloom Time: April-May
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Very Dry-Wet
The arching second year canes produce both flowers and fruit. The showy white 5-petaled flowers bloom in spring and are used by many types of pollinators, including various bees, butterflies, and skippers. In June and July, the black juicy fruit ripens. A huge assortment of wildlife depend upon these berries as a food source. They are used by box turtles, woodpeckers, squirrels, foxes, tanagers, thrushes, cardinals, and many more species. The new canes are green, turning to red/purple as they age.