Type: Broadleaf evergreen shrub.
Outstanding Feature: Red new growth in late winter-early spring, often again in summer; fragrant clusters of pink to white flowers through out spring.
Form: Rounded mound.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Bloom: White, fragrant, urn-shaped flowers are borne in dense racemes from early to late spring.
Size: 5-6’ H x 5-6’ W.
Light: Partial sun, shade; too much sun can result in leaf scorch.
Soil: Thrives in moist, acid, moderately rich humus soil.
Fertilizer: Holly-tone in spring.
Hardiness: Zones 5-8
Care: Water during drought; Wilt-pruf or similar product beneficial in winter.
Pests and Diseases: Susceptible to Black Spot, Scales, Spider Mites, Thrips.
Propagation: Hardwood cuttings.
Comments: Deer resistant.