Dark purple to red wine young foliage turns bronze green in summer and an eye-catching red in winter. Aside from having stunning foliage it also produces some delightful rose-pink pea-shaped flowers in spring
Size 3 x 3
Full sun. Grows best in a sheltered spot in free-draining soil rich in organic matter.
Dig a hole that is at least twice as wide and twice as deep as the pot your plant came in. Backfill hole with a mix of your top soil, compost and sheep pellets. Or if you don’t have much top soil use Living Earth Garden Mix instead. Carefully remove the pot and gently plant. Plant at the same depth as it was in the pot.If you’re in heavier soils you can also plant into a slight mound to help improve the drainage.
Mulch with Living Earth More Than Mulch to help suppress weeds and reduce watering needs.
Help feed the plant and improve the soil by feeding with sheep pellets and Aquaticus Garden Booster. Feed in early spring, and again in autumn.