Clusters of tiny flowers surrounded by showy, white bracts; dangling red fruits (similar to raspberry in appearance), late summer into fall; reddish-purple to red fall color; horizontal branches give the tree a unique layered appearance.
- 'China Girl'-flowers early, has large fruit and good fall color.
- 'Lustgarten Weeping'- a weeping form.
- 'Milky Way'- flowers and fruits heavily.
Check local nurseries for availability of cultivars in your area.
This species can be used as either a large shrub or a small tree.