|Foliage:||emerges maroon, later turns dark purplish-greenish-brownish|
|Flowers:||deep pink, VI-VII|
Excellent blooming deciduous shrub. Fast-growing.
Sunny - partially shaded, wind protected location, medium moist, well-drained, medium rich - rich, acid - slightly alkaline soil.
Prune as mound in Spring. Remove old wood every few years. Blooms on old and new wood. New growth can be damaged with winter frosts.