Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Spring Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Early spring
Botanical Pronunciation:ke-NOM-e-lez ja-PON-i-ka
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Growth habit:Spreading
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Early spring
Flower color:Red
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
Design IdeasLet this early spring bloomer shine in the sunny mixed border then fade into the background as perennials and other shrubs take center stage the rest of season. Bring cut branches inside for a first touch of spring.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.