|Longwood is a vigoruous plant that forms a dense mat up to 4 in height. Leaf form is oval, toothed and evergreen, opposite and 3/4 to 1 inch long. This cultivar has dark green leaves with pale green veins. The flowers are not showy, are greenish-white appearing in early summer. The fruits can be quite showy, borne in the fall, they are white capsules that dehisce to expose the bright orange seeds. This plant tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, and high moisture, except swampy, full sun to full shade and pH tolerant. Native to China, introduced in 1907.