Octopus is a vigorous growing lace leaf that has long new shoot or "tenatacles" that arch outward and downward to give Octopus it's name. In spring Octopus emerges pink-red and become darker to a deep purple-red in the summer.
The Octopus can take a zone 5. It will become about 8’ in 10 years. It is a lace leaf and those tend to have a weeping or cascading habit. Fall color is bright red.