Horizontal, spreading habit with cascading branches that tend to build on each other. Evergreen.
Moist to dry soil in shade to part shade.
Effective ground cover. Good plant for dry shade.
Opposite small, lustrous, dark green leaves.
Buds are small and opposite. Not a significant ID characteristic.
Yellowish white, .5 inches long flowers occur in pairs during May and are not very effective.
Seldom seen on plant in the US
'Loughgall Evergreen' - evergreen, wide-spreading groundcover selection.
'Moss Green' - low-spreading, compact, not vigorous, with bright green leaves.
'Royal Carpet' - 18 feet inches high, 5 feet wide, straight-spreading branches, glossy green leaves, purple fruit.