One of the few black leaves plants. A slow growing evergreen forming a dense clump of purple-black shiny leaves. Clusters of white-tinged violet flowers in summer are followed by dark purple berries.
Suitable for: Prefers sun or light shade in most fertile, well-drained soils. Hardy.
Height and Spread: 25cm x 30cm (10in x 12in)
Planting: Soak the rootball before planting. Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the pot. Mix an organic soil improver and general plant food with the infill soil. Water regularly until established.
Care: Fully hardy