- Usually Flowers : May, June
Large, evergreen, columnar or conical bushy shrub with rounded grey-green leaves edged cream which sometimes flush pink in winter. Bell-shaped, small, dark-purple flowers late spring to early summer. Ht.4mt.(13ft.). Half hardy. Needs full sun and well-drained soil. Good for coastal areas and as a specimen plant. Can be trimmed for hedging or topiary.