Xavier Cortada, Florida Privet, 2010.
Description: A large shrub or small tree that produces small, petal-less flowers in winter and dark purple berries in spring and summer.
Height: Typically 8-15 feet.
Light: Full sun.
Drought Tolerance: High.
Wildlife and Ecology: Honeybees, butterflies, and other insects are attracted to the flowers for the nectar. Warblers, mockingbirds, and other birds feed upon the fruits.