Thriving in the heat and humidity of the South, this industry staple is still one of our finest “plums.” Tight, compact habit with “beyond burgundy”, shiny spring foliage make this an excellent companion planting for a wide array of colors. It does best in part or full shade or full sun with moderately well drained, organic soil. It does best with average watering, drying between waterings. It has a tight habit and shiny plum purple foliage in spring. Use in mass, accent, contrast. Goes dormant in winter.