• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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.