Purple Leaf Sand Cherry - Prunus cistena

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Upright oval shaped form. Colourful purplish foliage from spring until fall. Whitish pink fragrant blooms in early spring as the foliage begins to appear. Hardy, low maintenance, landscape accent plant. Great for the border or in mass plantings. Sometimes top grafted to form a small accent tree.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Purple
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.3 (3 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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