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LOROPETALUM chinense rubrum 'Blush'

Commonly known as Chinese fringe flower



Pink flowers and reddish-purple foliage
Further Reading....

  • Good to know - can flower sporadically at any time of the year.
  • Place of Origin - garden origin. USA.
  • Height - possibly to 2m (6ft)
  • Spread - possibly to 1.5m (5ft)
  • Evergreen - bronze-red young leaves, to 6cm (2½in) long,maturing to olive green.
  • 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)
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Flower Colour - Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
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Loropetalum - Growing Guide
possibly to 2m (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  possibly to 1.5m (5ft)
 

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