LOROPETALUM chinense 'Fire Dance'

Commonly known as Chinese fringe flower

Dark purple foliage and scented pink flowers in late winter
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Ovate or oval leaves 2.5-6cm (1-2½in) long .
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Dark pink
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Spider-like flowers 2cm (¾in) across in small, crowded clusters of 3-6.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade

LOROPETALUM chinense 'Fire Dance'

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.50 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Exotic plants
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    China, Burma and Japan
  • 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
    Winter
  • 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
  2m (6½ft)
 

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