Prunus x cistena (Purpleleaf Sand Cherry)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Deciduous shrub bearing intense purple-red leaves that are retained all summer. Fragrant single pink flowers produced from April to May. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Purplish-black fruits are produced in June after flowers; and leaves turn bronzy-green in autumn. Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Very good as a hedging plant or specimen.