Full dark lavender buds open to lavender and fade to pale lavender, early. Fruit is purplish red and persistent. Upright growth habit with copper colored fall foliage. Leaves have a purple tinge in spring. Disease resistant..
The small berry-sized fruit will cling to the tree well into the winter and will be eaten by robins, finches , sparrows & chickadees.
Hardy to -30°F
Maximum Elevation: 7,500 ft.