(= C. lucidus)
Habit: Loose normal shrub, 2 (3) m tall and wide; initially stiffly upright, then loosely extended; slow-growing.
Fruits: Black, very colourful in autumn.
Leaves: Ovoid, pointed, early shoots, pale green; pretty brick red to crimson-red in autumn, November.
Demands: Frost hardy, more so than most species.
Hardiness: Zone 5a