Helwingia chinensis Heronswood Broadleaf Form - Male

Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: China
Family:  Helwingiaceae
Soil:  Moist, humus rich
Light: part shade
Height: 4'
Attributes: Semi-evergreen Small greenish flowers formed on the center of the leaf.  Dark buds.  Fed fruit.  Glossy, serrated foliage with dark stems.  New foliage emerges with an orange cast.  Multi-stemed shrub.  Separate male and female plants.
Notes: Weird and showy.