This shrub is remarkable for its dense, deciduous jagged foliage, with its original orange copper shades in spring, turning to purple in summer and autumn. It prefers a sunny position to develop its beautiful colours. It has bushy habit, dense, stocky with strong, straight branches. Small balls of white flowers bloom from May to June. They are followed by red fruits in summer. DIABLE D'OR ® suits well in mixed free hedges. Its copper shimmering in springtime, turning to purple later on makes it very precious for creating seasonal variations in the colours of the hedges foliage. The flowers and fruit add to its ornamental value.
Cut back hard in early spring, renewing the branches (only 1/3, in order to obtain flowers on the uncut branches).