LOROPETALUM chinense rubrum 'Blush'

Commonly known as Chinese fringe flower

Pink flowers and reddish-purple foliage
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LOROPETALUM chinense rubrum 'Blush'

 
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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