A pretty, small, variegated, evergreen shrub with bright red, young leaves which develop silvery-white edges, contrasting beautifully with the older leaves. In mid and late spring, clusters of pretty, white, nodding bell-like flowers, resembling lily-of-the-valley appear. This compact shrub looks wonderful in a shady shrub border with well-drained, acid soil or in a container in a patio or courtyard garden.
For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a long-lived hardy evergreen shrub. It thrives in acid lime free soil and dislikes chalky soils.
You can plant in autumn or spring. Add peat at time of planting and plant in partial shade. They flower in April or May. This shrub does not like pruning much just cut back old straggly bits in late summer or autumn.
Plant is grown in a 2L pot and is 20cm tall these also need Ericaeous compost.