Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Shang-Lo' /Purple Pixie Chinese Fringe Flower

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Shang-Lo'   / Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Shang-Lo'
A dwarf mounding form of ruby-red foliage
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A dwarf mounding form of ruby-red foliage

A specimen plant growing alone showing the richly colored foliage

Intense color of 'Purple Pixie'

Nursery plants of 'Purple Pixie'

Low, mounding forms

Dwarf, spreading form

A colony of this dwarf shrub growing at the Birmingham Botanical Garden

Closer view of the plant and foliage

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Scientific Name: Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Shang-Lo'
Common Name: Purple Pixie Chinese Fringe Flower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Low growing, mounding, dwarf selection that is suitable for use in foundation plantings and in containers.