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LOROPETALUM chinense rubrum 'Blush'

Commonly known as Chinese fringe flower

Pink flowers and reddish-purple foliage
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each 

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022

 

  • Evergreen - bronze-red young leaves, to 6cm (2½in) long,maturing to olive green.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pink
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - vase-shaped to rounded shrub. Produces flowers with 4 strap-like petals 3cm (1¼in) long in small, crowded clusters.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can flower sporadically at any time of the year.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Ovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
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Loropetalum - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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