Awarded a RHS AGM this shrub is evergreen and can grow to 3-4 metres tall. They leaves are a dark green with a glossy cover to them, growing 12-25mm in length and 5-12mm wide. They grow in clusters of 2-5 and have spiked edges. The flowers are a light orange-yellow which are very small growing to 2-4mm long in the spring. These are then followed by small purple-black berries that ripen up in the summer and can be eaten, however it is very acidic.