Disease resistant cultivar with purplish new leaves that change to dark green, abundant clear red-pink blossoms, and persistent, red fruit through winter.
Best in full to part sun and tolerant of a variety of soil types.
Edible, persistent fruit attracts birds and is good for winter interest.
20' at maturity
15' at maturity
Upright, spreading, becoming round.
Crimson buds become bright, pinkish-red, five-petalled flowers.
Red-maroon aging to dark green.
Glossy, dark red-brown.
Cultivar developed at the University of Illinois in 1962.