Blireana Purple-leaf Plum
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, Rounded, dense branching treeMature Height - 20'Mature Width - 20'Longevity - 20 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - 10-15 petal flowers, edges undulating, pleasantly fragrant, pink 1-1.25" diameter; flowers in March-April before the leaves are outFruit - Purplish red, but lost in the foliageLeaf - Reddish-purple, fades to greenFall Color - Bark - Other Features - Possible Use - As specimen tree in small gardens; patio plantingSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers acidic, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Zones 5-7Native Habitat - A hybrid between a cherry plum and Japanese apricot. Put into commerce in 1906 by LemoineDiseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Plum.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Prunus.- Other plants of the species Prunus x.