Showy flush of purplish-red flowers covers the plant in the spring, followed by a smaller bloom in mid to late summer. Known for its dwarf growth habit up to 3' tall and 3-4' wide. Perhaps the most floriferous hedge you can grow. Creates a "wall" of color which attracts hummingbirds. Tolerates clay soil. With no serious insect or disease problem, Minuet is a "no spray required" plant. Easy to grow, very low maintenance. Plant as a single specimen, or plant as a very colorful hedge. Zones 5-8.