A thicket forming shrub which has arching branches with prickly shoots which are brilliant white in winter. In summer it has dark green diamond-shaped leaves which are white-hairy underneath. In summer it produces racemes of saucer-shaped purple flowers which are followed by round, black fruits.
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to get the best colour from the winter shoots. It will reach a height and spread of 2.5m.
Supplied size 30-45cm (3 Litre)