An elegant evergreen forming a dense rounded shrub of glossy deep reddish-purple leaves- especially attractive in Spring when emerging green shoots contrast superbly.
Suitable for: A sheltered sunny wall in any fertile, well-drained soil.
Height and spread in 10 years: 90cm x 90cm (36in x 36in).
Planting: Soak the rootball before planting. Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the rootball or pot. Mix an organic soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil. Water regularly until established.
Care: Frost hardy, but needs shelter from cold north and east winds.