This shrub is commonly known as poke weed. It produces masses of magenta pink flower spikes in summer followed by deep red berries. Phytolacca ‘Laka Boom’ is hardy to -5°C but remains perennial in warmer climates. This Phytolacca prefers moist soil in a sunny position.
Grows from seed well so definitely worth a try of you can get your hands on some seed.