Small, white flowers tipped with pink in spring; summer leaves are small but lustrous; small, bright red fruit in late summer and autumn; autumn color is red.
Full sun; prefers a moist, well-drained soil, but can tolerate dryness; tolerates alkaline soil.
Low, spreading form that roots along the branches where they touch the ground; stiff branches.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Spider mites, scale insects, fireblight
Because of its low stature this shrub can be used as a ground cover or in rock gardens.