|Minnesota Red has deeper purple coloration that is constant until fall. Prunus x cistena is a hybrid cross between P.pumila and P.cerasifera Atropurpurea . It is a deciduous shrub growing from 7 to 10 feet in height, with a lesser spread.
The foliage is an intense red-purple and keeps its color over the summer. The fragrant flowers are single and pink, appearing after the leaves
have developed, mid to late spring. The fruits are
purplish black. A very hardy plant, zone 4 to 8.
Easy to propagate from softwood cuttings.