• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Requires less frequent watering, once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 10 feet tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Year-round Interest
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:7 - 9, 14 - 17, 19 - 24
    Growth habit:Columnar, Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 10 feet tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleContemporary
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and less frequently. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

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