- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, moist but well-drained neutral to acid soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: March to April
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Delicate, star-shaped, white flowers in March to April and bronze leaves maturing to dark green and then orange and red in autumn. Noted for its beautiful autumn leaf colour, it also produces edible, purple-black fruit in early summer. This upright-stemmed shrub or tree is an ideal specimen plant for a shrub or mixed border in full sun or part-shade.
- Garden care: Remove dead, damaged or crossing branches in late winter or early spring.