A large evergreen shrub displaying large leaves with a textured and corrugated surface. It has multiple upright stems with lateral arching twigs and a good floral display. The flowers are followed by bright red berries which turn black with age.
Flowers: Large, plentiful cymes (large collection of small flowers), creamy white in colour and pungent smell.
Fruit: Little oval shaped fruit bright red in colour turning jet black with age.
Leaves: Evergreen with narrow, elliptical leathery leaves, very deeply wrinkled. Not to be confused with any other.
Autumn colour: N/A
Ultimate height: 4m
Requirements: Sun to semi-shade. Tolerates heat and frost