A dense, upright mounded shrub with attractive bronze-tinged new growth in spring, that matures to a soft yellow-green and develops into a brilliant coppery orange in the fall. Panicles of rosy red flowers rise above the foliage in summer, creating a dynamic contrast. Excellent for brightening shrub borders. Good heat tolerance. Deciduous.
Light Needs: Partial to full sun
Watering Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, spreading wider.
Key Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color
Landscape Uses: Border, Cutting Garden, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Ground Cover, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden