Zones: 3-8 (Zones 9, 10 if sited in cool area). Rubrifolia has tiny inward curving reddish leaves topped by spring flowers of ruby colored pom poms on 3-6 inch stems. May rebloom in cool summer areas. Perfect for troughs, rock gardens, small-scale gardens. For mini scenes use as shrub near a building or in the mini landscape. Excellent for between pavers on pathway or as border in cottage or perennial gardens in the "big" world. Evergreen in mild winters. The pom pom flowers make excellent tiny dried bouquets. Best in unfertilized soil with good drainage and moderate to little water.