A flamboyant new introduction from cultivation inJapan, of this deciduous shrub with broad elliptic bristly leaves. Bearing broad corymbs of lilac-pink fertile flowers surrounded and intermingled with multiple-sepalled palest lilac-pink coloured sterile florets in succession from summer into autumn. Best grown in partial shade in any good moist acid to neutral soil out of strong winds. Height 1.5m. Spread 1.5m.
Gardens found in the 28 pre 2000 surveyed: none found
UKPlant Finder 2012 = 1 nursery