Incredible color in both foliage and flowers earned awards for this Japanese discovery. New growth is tinted purple turning to green as it ages. Entire plant becomes dark burgundy with cold in autumn.
Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise. Flowers are bright red occurring over an extended season from late spring into early fall. Dense mounding habit is tidy and versatile, with high tolerance for snow damage. Deciduous shrub. Full sun. Fast growth to 3 ft. tall and as wide.
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.