An eye-catching plant with deep chocolate-coloured, strappy leaves that are edged with bright green. Spikes of flowers appear in summer and are attractive to nectar feeding birds.
Position: Prefers a sunny to a partly shaded position.
Soil: Well-drained soil.
Watering: Water moderately.
Fertilising: Use an all-purpose fertiliser in spring.
Grow tips: Keep plants tidy by removing old or dead leaves once a year.