This is an ideal shrub for covering a slope, and in such a circumstance will tolerate clay soils. The lower branches may root out, therefore making it possible for the shrub to eventually grow quite wide! the "blush" in its name comes from the blushed red foliage and blushed pink (then white as they age) urn-shaped flowers in winter. Little apple-like fruits follow the flower clusters.
This cultivar originated as a chance seedling (now 25+ years old) in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Mature size: 4 ft tall & 6++ ft wide...can reach up to 20 ft wide
Minimum temperature: -40° F