Bushy, erect grower with a pyramidal form and red stems. Small, glossy-green leaves have lime-yellow centers. Colour brightens up dark areas. Bright-purple spring flowers scent the air with their sweet fragrance. Quick and easy to grow in sun or shade. Can be clipped into any size or form. Excellent as a screen. Evergreen tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 3m (H) x 2.5m (W) in 10 years.