The small blue-black berries have been used since ancient times to treat gynecological disorders due to compounds that regulate reproductive hormones.
Source of plant
Sooner Plant Farm, Horticultural Associates
Shrub or small tree 10-15' tall and 6' across with fragrant, lavender blue flowers that persist throughout the summer. Interesting silver blue foliage has fuzzy white undersides and are somewhat delicate in appearance.
USDA Hardiness Zone
flowering season, foliage characteristics, medicinal/pharmaceutical