Plant in full sun or part sun/shade. Does well on lower slopes where moisture is more consistent but tolerates dryer conditions. A very fast growing species that produces porcelain blue berries in September.
Gray Dogwood, Elderberry, Swamp White Oak, Pin Oak and Red Oak from personal observations.
A large shrub capable of growing 10 to 12′ tall. Winter twigs are purple colored. In central Ohio this shrub grows commonly in low areas that receive at least a little bit of direct sunlight during the day.