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botanical name:
Prunus x cistena
Prunus x cistena © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Purple-leaf Sand Cherry
synonyms:  Prunus 'Crimson Dwarf'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple
flower colour: white
fruit colour: purple
stem/bark: black
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Attractive low branching, tree like shape making a large shrub which can be kept smaller by pruning or used as a hedging plant. Good reddish-purple leaves on nearly black stems. Striking show of white flowers in spring.

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