Deep green foliage on red stems give way to reblooming mops of rich purple. Extra hardy selection.
Plant Type(s): Flowering Shrub
Spring/Summer Care: Trim lightly in autumn, if needed.
Autumn/Winter Care: Apply slow-release aluminum in mid-winter to ensure the most intense blues.
Fertilizer Needs: Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring (at first signs of growth). This variety is pH-dependent: apply acidic fertilizers to enhance blue tones, alkaline fertilizers for pinks.