A stunning foliage plant for the garden with fiery red new growth in spring, turning a rich green with age and delightful white flowers in summer.
Month Available: August
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from severe frosts
Main Attribute: Foliage colour all year round.
Height / Spread: 70cm x 60cm (28in x 24in)
Try to prevent it from becoming waterlogged in the winter months.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Powdery Mildew and Leaf spot
Plant Care: Cut back to maintain shape in mid to late spring.
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.
EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propagation without a license is illegal.