More info about our plant sizes.
Please email us to confirm at-nursery availability of plants that are too big to ship.Giant (12" long and 9" wide), thick, evergreen oval leaves are vivid green in spring through summer becoming varnished (as someone has said) with red-bronze on a leatherette surface in fall and winter. Contrast this bold shape with fine-leafed plants for maximum effect. Merlot stems support thick clusters of rosy-pink waxy looking flowers (think Saxifragaceae) in April and May. 16" T x 18" W. A good easy ground cover that completely shades out weeds, or a focal point where some large shape and evergreen color is needed.
Minimum temperature: -40° F