A splendid shrub with red & green leaves. It has beautiful red, glossy young foliage, and large, rounded heads of ivory flowers, this versatile evergreen shrub is deservedly popular. It colours up best in full sun, and will usually only flower in sunny conditions, although it makes a handsome background evergreen shrub in partial shade, too. It can cope with hard pruning, so can be trimmed to form an informal hedge or clipped into strong shapes. The flowers appear in mid and late spring, and are sometimes followed by spherical red fruit. In frost-prone areas, train as a wall shrub against a south or west-facing wall.
Garden care: To encourage a profusion of bright young leaves in late-spring or summer shorten the stems of established specimens by up to 15cm (6in), to just above an outward-facing bud. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.
Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: most fertile, well-drained soils
Rate of growth: average to fast growing
Flowering period: April and May
Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)
Pot size: 45 Litre
Actual Height: 180 x 120cm (on a frame)
Eventual Height: 4m x 4m (if not pruned)
Please note that due to the size of this plant we do not offer nationwide free delivery. There would be a carriage cost of €50 per pallet for this item
Standard Delivery rate €4.75 for Nationwide delivery and free if you spend over €75. This offer applies to most of our products online such as Plants, most Gardening Products, Barbeques, Furniture, Aquatic products & Pet products.
You can order a bouquet from us from anywhere in the world to be delivered in Ireland & we will deliver it for €7.50. Feel free to use our services if you are living abroad and want to send flowers or a gift to a loved one in Ireland. We will make sure they receive your gift on time. If you would like to send flowers to a loved one outside of Ireland you can ring us directly as prices and delivery may vary from country to country. Please note that there is no free shipping offer on fresh cut flowers.
There is no delivery charge for gift vouchers. We will post for free.
Please note we do not deliver large bags of compost other than to County Dublin & County Kildare or 35 Km radius of where we are based as we deliver these ourselves & not through a courier. We charge a standard €12.50 delivery for compost. Please click on the compost shipping method at the checkout page. We do not deliver livestock such as fish.
We have a set rate of €9.00 for parcels up to 25kg. We can organise delivery for any product heavier than 25KG once we know dimensions and weight and distance to travel.
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