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Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense

 

 

Colorful foliage

Not Native

 

A bushy evergreen shrub with lustrous, dark green to burgundy leaves throughout the season. Sweetly scented, spider-like pink flowers bloom in spring. Prefers moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter. Withstands any amount of pruning. Excellent for borders, hedge, screens or foundations. Many new varieties available including white flowering.

Type: Evergreen

Average size in the landscape: ALS- Size varies widely by variety

Average height: 5'T

Color: Pink

Bloom Time: Spring

Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Water Usage: Medium