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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Pixie Purple'/Pixie Purple Loropetalum, Shang-hi Purple Pixie

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Pixie Purple' / Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Pixie Purple'
Low, mounding form
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Low, mounding form

Intense purple foliage on this dwarf form of Loropetalum

A typical form for a dwarf cultivar

Purple foliage color

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Scientific Name: Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Pixie Purple'
Common Name: Pixie Purple Loropetalum, Shang-hi Purple Pixie
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This is a low, mounding form of Loropetalum which can be used as a single plant in groupings as a ground cover. It produces intense, deep purple foliage and hot pink flowers. New growth tends to be ascending. Excellent choice for planters and for cascading over retaining walls. In warm climates these dwarf plant may grow larger than the sizes noted in the trade information