8 plants with cool-season berries

These shrubs and small trees bejewel the landscape from fall into winter

Himalayan honeysuckle
Robin Cushman

Himalayan honeysuckle (leycesteria formosa)

This deciduous shrub's other common name ― Himalayan pheasantberry ― hints at the appeal its fruits have for birds.

The berries start out green but quickly turn red, then deep purplish black. Grows 6 feet tall and wide. Full sun or light shade. Sunset zones 4-6, 14-17, 20-24.


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