Exceptionally showy, silvery blue foliage and broad pyramidal form makes a most attractive landscape accent, excellent for screens, hedges and group plantings. This tough plant has a dense compact branching habit that resists grazing by deer. It produces silvery blue berries from late spring right through to late winter. This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant.