Red Dynamo Photinia

Photinia glabra 'Parsur' PP #19,390

Perfect for a quick hedge or privacy screen, this handsome, pest and disease-resistant shrub offers fantastic color to any low-maintenance landscape, with lustrous burgundy-red new foliage on a dense, upright form that rarely needs pruning. High heat tolerance makes it a natural for southern gardens, where it provides year-round interest. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationfoh-TEN-i-uh GLAY-bruh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 7 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPhotinia is a popular backbone of landscapes in mild winter regions. Rapid, dense growth and colorful new foliage combine to produce the perfect tall hedge, whether grown in natural or sheared form. Useful in sideyards to create attractive boundaries between property lines, or spaced strategically in a natural landscape for spring foliage contrast. This fast-growing variety will grow three to five feet per year in ideal conditions and is easily trained into a neat small tree, perfect for smaller lots and urban spaces, or offering a focal point for entries, front yards or even near the street.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsEuonymus (Euonymus); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Rose (Rosa); Cryptomeria (Cryptomeria); Smokebush (Cotinus)

Highly adaptable to most well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Apply a general-purpose fertilizer in early spring. Prune only as needed to maintain the desired form.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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