Flowers: Creamy white panicles, gradually turning rose to strawberry red, 25-30 cm long.
Flowering period: End of July to November.
Characteristics: Light to medium green leaves, slightly coarse above, unique play of flower colours.
Demands: Sun to light shade; frost hardy.
Soil: Acidic to neutral substrates, rich in humus, fresh to moist; frequent fertilising demanded when plants are strongly pruned.
Note: to promote flowering branches of older plants may be cut back annually to 1/3 of the older wood, strong twigs should be completely removed.
Hardiness: Zone 5a