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Blireana Flowering Plum

Prunus × blireana

Also known as

Purple-Leaved Flowering Plum, Purple-Leaved Plum, Purple-Leaf Plum

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2m

Min

2m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Blireana Flowering Plum Overview

Prunus x blireana is a smallish tree that is an all year round performer making it a useful choice for smaller gardens. It has double, almond scented pink flowers in spring followed by reddish-purple leaves that turn, dark green through to yellow/orange in autumn.

Common problems with Blireana Flowering Plum

How to harvest Blireana Flowering Plum

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Blireana Flowering Plum

Seed

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings

Special features of Blireana Flowering Plum

Attractive flowers

Autumn colour

Attracts useful insects

Hedge plant

Other uses of Blireana Flowering Plum

A low maintenance tree which suits containers, urban and informal cottage settings.