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       Deciduous Shrub
HEIGHT:2 - 3 feet
SPREAD:5 - 8 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Horizontal spreading branches; branching similar to a fish skeleton, making an unusual, layered effect; glossy green leaves have brilliant red fall color; can be semi-evergreen in optimum locations; small red fruit persist into winter; full sun to partial shade; prefers well-drained soils; tolerates dry, poor soils and salt.
LIMITATIONS:Branching habit tends to collect windblown trash; snow coverage in winter helps hardiness.
HARDINESS:SE, SC (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:Western China
CULTIVARS:‘Hessei’ smaller leaves and plant to 18” high.; ’Tom Thumb’ prostrate to 6" tall; fruitless.; ‘Variegatus’ leaves have a cream colored margin that turn rose-red in autumn.
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