Stunning bronze orange new growth in spring, matures to green flushed with red and orange. Pretty white flowers in spring, occasionally followed by red berries. Striking red and gold autumn colour, before falling. Compact and bushy habit. It is hardy.
Month Available: August
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage, Berries
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: All year round colour
Height / Spread: 1.2m x 1m (4ft x 3ft 3in)
Try to prevent it from becoming waterlogged in the winter months.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Powdery Mildew, Leaf Spot
Plant Care: Remove unsightly shoots as required.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Excellent year round colour, good for pots or the border, easy to maintain
History: Commonly known as Heavenly Bamboo, the Japanese plant it by their doorways so when they wake from a nightmare they can go out and tell the plant, and no harm will come to them from the dream.
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