Small white flowers in summer lead to purple berries in fall.
A super weapon to energize your shade garden.
Whenever the temperature rises above freezing for a few days they will produce flowers, many hundreds over the season on established clumps.
A large, vigorous variety.Plants to avoid include poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) and taglio manzo spezzatino stinging nettles, very similar in size and shape to those in North America.It grows to about 50 feet high.Referred to as endemic, but this is wrong.Foliage is deeply serrated green with large bright canary yellow centers in spring.
In the shade, it loses red and becomes more subtly variegated chartreuse and green.Flowers in Aug., but the foliage is the star!Only two mangrove tree species are found in Bermuda, the red mangrove (Rhizophora mangal) and the black mangrove (Avicennia germinans where the red mangrove occupies the seaward edge of a forest because the extensive prop roots of the tree can support it during intense storms.Foliage lightens to creamy yellow, large clusters of lavender- pink flowers with a white starburst pattern in the center in late summer.Outside Bermuda, only at Kew Gardens in south west London.They include hedges of red, white, pink and yellow oleander, Surinam cherry - highly invasive - and hibiscus in different colors.
It has slightly narrower leaves than the type tagliata ai funghi bimby and starts producing its rich purple flowers early in November and, in cool springs, has been known to continue well into April, although March is more normal.