• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:fy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Burgundy
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Boxwood (Buxus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Adaptable to most soils; thrives in average, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Best color in full sun; avoid extreme heat and humidity. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering to shape.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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