Wonderful North American foliage plant, great ground cover plant. Foliage is purple, leaves are similar in shape to maple. Small pink bell-shaped flowers are borne on long, feathery sprays in early summer. Suited to most soils in full sun or part sun. Height to 45 cm. Evergreen for winter interest. Plant in the garden or grow as a feature in a patio pot. Hardy, clump forming perennial to enjoy year after year. Cut back in early spring to make way for fresh foliage. Propagate by division in autumn.