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Loropetalum chinense 'Rubrum' /Chinese Fringe-Flower

Loropetalum chinense 'Rubrum'   / Loropetalum chinense 'Rubrum'
Early spring flowering specimen that has been pruned
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Early spring flowering specimen that has been pruned

This cultivar noted for its ruby-red foliage

Clipped specimen

Clipped shrubs

Clipped Chinese fringe flower

Flowering in March in New Oeleans

As a clipped hedge/screen between a driveway and a swimming pool

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Scientific Name: Loropetalum chinense 'Rubrum'
Common Name: Chinese Fringe-Flower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: A fast growing purple leaf loropetalum. Makes a good clipped hedge and used in screens. Like the species, except for foliage color.