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Loropetalum chinense f. rubrum ‘Ruby’

Loropetalum chinense f. rubrum 'Ruby'

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Loropetalum chinense

This evergreen bushy shrub has fragrant, spider-like pink flowers borne in cymes in late winter or early spring. The oval leaves are burgundy colored.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsNative to the Himalayas, China, and Japan. Low maintenance. Great in the woodland garden or in a shrub border.

CarePrefers full sun. Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Regular trimming may extend blooming period.

PropagationRoot semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

ProblemsInfrequent.

  • Genus : Loropetalum
  • Zones : 10, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
  • Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Showy Foliage
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Bloom Time : Spring, Winter
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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