Richly coloured leaves create a beautiful backdrop for sprays of vibrant pink tassel-like flowers in spring and summer. Makes a pretty hedge, or eyecatching specimen shrub in the border. Plant it somewhere sheltered and in rich lime-free soil to help it really flourish.
APPEARANCE: Tall-growing dense shrub with oval leaves, rich pinky-brown year-round. Vibrant pink tassel flowers during spring and summer. USE IN: Ideal for hedges and massed planting or for contrasting colour in home gardens. LOCATION: Sunny or partly shaded position with morning or afternoon sun. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal added at the time of planting. CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering and fertilise in Spring. Plant in a soil which is medium to acidic. Avoid lime. Regular clipping will encourage flowering stems HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2 m H x 1.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide. >