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Loropetalum chinense

Fringe Flower

Only 1 species of these tender evergreens, Loropetalum chinense, is cultivated. It is a medium-sized shrub grown outdoors in warm regions. Use in beds, hanging baskets, woodland gardens, or as a ground cover. A good companion plant for Azaleas and Rhododendrons. Prefers cool, gritty, moist soils. Protect from hot afternoon sun.
Loropetalum chinense, Fringe Flower
Its compact arching branches have rounded leaves and raspberry-red flowers. New leaves are light green and darken to medium green. Another form of this shrub has white flowers.

Attributes - Loropetalum chinense

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Red, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 4 ft. to 6 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Long Blooming, Low Maintenance.

Related Plants

Loropetalum chinense rubrum 'Razzleberri'
 
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