Drought tolerant: Provides a long season of interest. A large leaved variety, new growth is purple changing to blue-green, then to striking shades of pink in Autumn. Small, pale green-pink feathery flowers in late Spring.
Suitable for: In sun or partial shade, on moist well-drained soils.
Height and Spread in 10 years: 2m x 1.5m (6ft x 4ft).
Planting: Water thoroughly before planting. Plant keeping the rootball surface level with the surrounding soil, filling the hole with soil mixed with compost and a sprinkling of bone meal. Firm well and water in.
Care: Keep moist until established. Hardy.