Another interesting feature is its winged bark which is a very striking focal point in winter. The funnel-shaped plant is very neat in appearance and makes a very striking specimen shrub. It is best grown in full sun to keep its shape and increased autumn colour.
Flowers: Small green-yellow flowers in spring with four petals.
Leaves: Small ovate leaves which are light grey-green in colour.
Autumn colour: Bright scarlet.
Ultimate height: 2m
Uses: As a specimen shrub planted where the unusual bark can be appreciated, as well as the autumn colour.