This cultivar has deep green foliage with a purple tinge, which intensifies in the winter. During the spring, and again in aurumn, it has masses of single deep red flowers. For well-drained soil in sunny sheltered spot.
Evergreen shrub with nice tubular, evening-scented purple flowers in summer. Grow in a loam based compost with added grit indoors, or in a sheltered, well drained spot outdoors. Protect from very hot sun in summer.