Bushy erect grower with a pyramidal form and red stems. Small glossy green leaves have a lime yellow centre. 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.