Beautiful large shrub .Supplied in 7.5 Litre pot 60-80cm Height
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Position: full sun or light dappled shade
Soil: moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: March to April
Flower colour: deep magenta-pink
Hardiness: fully hardy (but young plants may need protection)
The bare, upright shoots of this plant are covered in small clusters of deep pink, pea-like flowers in spring, creating a spectacular display just before the leaves start to emerge. Its bushy habit lends itself well to being trained as either a shrub or small tree, and as it is so compact, it will be happy in a very large pot for many years. The rich green, glossy leaves provide an attractive canopy throughout summer and turn buttery shades before they drop in autumn.
Garden care: Plant in their final location when young as they resent being transplanted, and water well during their first year to encourage a good root system to develop. It requires minimal pruning, but you should remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Water well during their first year to encourage a good root system to develop.