Deciduous vase shaped shrub to 3m x 3m. Slow to medium grower. Glossy green leaves turning bright reddish-maroon in autumn. Massed reddish-pink flowers over a long period in summer and into autumn. Grows in full sun in well drained soils. Adaptable and drought tolerant once established. Summer water required in hot districts.
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