Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Botanical Name: PRUNUS CISTENA

The Purple Leaf Sandcherry is a thick-growing, long-lived shrub. It produces bright red 3 inch leaves in spring and blushing, white flowers in May. In autumn it produces purple-black cherries and the foliage turns a magnificent reddish purple.

This ornamental shrub is especially valued for its hardiness and unique coloring. It is an asset to the landscape and a standout specimen shrub.

Botanical Name: Prunus cistena
Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
Hardiness Zone: 4 – 8
Bloom Time: May
Height: 7 – 10′