Native Region: western North America including British Columbia
Zone Range: 03-08
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 04 November, 2012
Seed count: 15-20
This thicket-forming deciduous shrub has upright, arching branches with oval dark green leaves. Bears tiny bell-shaped pink flowers in pairs in summer, followed by white spherical fruit. The flowers attract butterflies. Tolerates poor soil and pollution. Height and spread is 6 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Warm stratify for 60 days at room temperature to soften, followed by 180 days of cold stratification at 5 degrees C. Plant 0.6 cm deep in soil and mulch with layer of sawdust Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.