|Foliage:||reddish-purple marbled with pink and white, scarlet in Autumn|
Thorny deciduous shrub. Can be used in formal / informal hedge, in groups.
Sunny - slightly shaded location, dry to medium moist, well-drained, poor to medium rich, slightly acid soil.
Can be pruned back quite severely, they resprout well from the base. IV - first pruning, repeat till VII.