Purple Leaf Sand Cherry Plum - Prunus x cistena

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Prunus x cistena

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry Plum
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  • »  Deciduous flowering shrub
  • »  Intense reddish-purple foliage all season
  • »  Pinkish, fragrant flowers bloom in spring
  • »  Blue-black fruit ripens in July
  • »  Upright vase-shaped habit

Prized for its masses of light pink flowers and deep purple foliage. Small black fruit follows the flowers in summer. A beautiful accent plant as either a multi-branched or a single trunk specimen. While there is seldom a large crop, the small, sour fruit may be used in preserves and pies. Deciduous.

Height
6 - 10 ft
Spread
6 - 8 ft
Zone
4 - 8
Categories
Shrub
Tags
Attracts SongbirdsBorder or BedGreat FoliageLow MaintenanceMass PlantingFull Sun