Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 3′ H X 3′ W
Bloom Time: Spring
Description: Compact shrub with striking burgundy-red leaves and brilliant scarlet fall color; this spiny shrub can be used in a hedge as a deterrant to tresspassers; best color in full sun.
Ornamental Features: Attractive burgundy foliage which emerges red in spring. Small oval leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. Tiny clusters of yellow flowers. Fruits are showy scarlet drupes.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub. Can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Deer resistant.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)