Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Choice shrub of variable size the arching, red-purple shoots bearing pendent strings (to 10cm long) of bell-shaped, pale yellow-green flowers on the bare stems; late winter & early spring. Long, ovate, mid-green leaves. Humus-rich, soil in sun or part shade.