Small purplish pink flowers appear in late spring. This superb shrub is valued for the summertime display of abundant, long lasting violet-purple berries that grow in clusters along the arching branches. New growth has exciting bronze tinge. Prune to encourage new growth. Deciduous and cutting grown. Attracts birds.
Attraction sports very long, up to twelve inches, panicles of rich purple red flowers from late summer through fall. There late blooming make it a wonderful selection to be planted behind the perennial border when other varieties are petering out. Attracts butterflies.