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Loropetalum chinense

Chinese Fringe Flower

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Loropetalum chinense
Principal Common Name Chinese Fringe Flower
Common Name(s)
Description Neat, compact evergreen shrub with round light green leaves and white to greenish spidery flowers in spring. Cultivars may have purplish leaves and pink to purple flowers.
General Comments Young plants can be grown in hanging baskets. Can take heavy pruning. Needs protection from heavy freezes.
Nativity Japan, China
Height Range 6 - 10 FT
Spread Range 6 - 10 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Light Green : Purple
Leaf Texture Medium
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Pink : Purple : White
Flower Time Continuous : Spring
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Container Plant : Evergreen : Flower : Foliage

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