Perennials, Decorative fruit or berries
From southeastern Australia, including Tasmania. Grows to 3–4 ft. tall; narrowly upright when young but spreading slowly by rhizomes with age. Sturdy, medium green leaves (striped white in ‘Variegata’ and yellow in ‘Yellow Stripe’). Loose clusters of small, blue summer flowers on straight, slender stalks are followed by large (3/4 in.), glistening blue berries that last 2 months or longer on the plant. ‘Tasred’ has green leaves that are red at the base. The red color intensifies in cold.
Native to China. Grows to 18–20 ft. tall and 16–18 ft. wide. Leathery, glossy dark green l...
Native mostly to Southern California. Broader, more leathery leaves than the species.
Native to Australia but naturalized in parts of the West and Southwest. Forms a dense, foot-high mat o...