Position: Sheltered in full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Requires shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: April - June
Flower Colour: Purple-red
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized branching shrub once established.
Height: up to 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)