A gorgeous splash of foliage colour for the garden. Leaves are bright pink when young and age to green with dashes of white. Pretty sprays of small white flowers in summer, are occasionally followed by red berries. Foliage may remain all year and it is hardy.
Month Available: August
Evergreen / Deciduous: Semi evergreen
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: All year round colour
Height / Spread: 1.5m x 1m (5ft x 3ft 3in)
Try to prevent it from becoming waterlogged in the winter months.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Powdery Mildew, Leaf Spot
Plant Care: Remove unsightly shoots as required.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Foliage colours, all year round interest, autumn colour, flowers, berries, good garden plant
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.