• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Bright, Ornamental Fruit
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PEW-ni-ka gra-NAY-tum
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Red
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleMediterranean
    Design IdeasThis small shrub is just the right size to tuck into a full sun planting scheme. Attractive in flower and fruit, it will add good contrast to the border. Also grows well in containers.
    Companion PlantsItalian Cypress (Cupressus); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis); Meyer Lemon (Citrus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide average, well-draining soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency, but increase during bloom period; tolerates moderate drought. Feed before new growth begins in early spring. Prune annually to shape.Pruning time: late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.