- Position: full sun to partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: July to August
Hardiness: fully hardy
The feathery foliage of this low-growing, suckering shrub emerges each spring in a bright pinkish-bronze flush, but quickly turns fresh lime - and then a rich, dark green. Forming an attractive leafy mound, it is topped from midsummer with large cone-shaped clusters of small white flowers. The interest continues well into autumn, when the foliage changes colour once again - this time taking on reddish tones before it is shed.
- Garden care: Apply a generous layer of mulch around the base of the plant in spring or autumn. Once established, cut back around a quarter of the old stems to the base after flowering. Rooted suckers can be transplanted in autumn or winter.