Plant 12 to 15 inches apart in partial to full shade and a well-drained soil. Excellent for those difficult, dry shaded locations, however, do surprisingly well in sunny places which are not exposed to the searing afternoon heat of summer.
Apply a mulch to conserve moisture. Water during periods of drought. Prune in early spring as necessary to shape and to remove weak or dead wood.
Zones 6 (with protection)-9