Sensational accent or natural hedge desired for the intense scarlet red fall coloring. Interesting compact, mounded form displays attractive rich green leaves spring through summer. Exceptional when featured in mass, at the foreground of larger conifers or evergreen shrubs. Deciduous.
Easy to grow; adapts to most average, well-drained soils. Avoid wet, poorly-drained sites. Tolerates shade, but best fall foliage in full sun. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.Pruning time: winter.
Moderate grower, reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall. 8 to 10 ft. wide.
This easy-care, dwarf shrub has a unique, horizontal, low spreading habit with feathery, deep green leaves and showy spikes of dark purple-blue flowers that radiate outward and downward. Blooms continuously from summer to fall
Performs best in well-drained soil.
Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and 3 to 3 1/2 ft. wide