|'Mt. Airy' has lustrous leathery dark green foliage and abundant large bright red fruits. The foliage is dark green and lustrous, changes to purple or bronze in the fall.
Flowers appear in late spring or early summer, are small, white, on 3 to 5 inches cymes, borne abundantly, covering the shrub. Prefers moist, well drained, acid soil. Excellent all purpose shrub for the border, as a specimen, or for mass plantings. Not troubled by pests, native to Asia.