Loropetalum chinense is commonly known as the Chinese fringe flower. Loropetalum chinense are evergreen with branches forming horizontal layers. The leaves are alternately arranged, ovate up to 5 cm long by 3.5 cm wide, and have a slightly abrasive feel.
The leaves are oval and glossy green, set on stems with crinkly brown bark. Blooms appear in March to June and last for up to two weeks on the stems.
A pink-flowering variety with leaves varying from bronze-red when new to olive-green or burgundy when mature, depending on selection and growing conditions.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
China Pink, Indian Pink, Red Chinese Fringe Flower, Rainbow Pink
Maximum Reachable Height
10 to 20 feet
March to June
Easy to grow
Planting and care
The plants may be pruned to keep them in a smaller size.
Pruning is done in early spring and a light application of slow-release fertilizer right around the same time will enhance the health of plants.
Site in partial shade in fertile, humusy, moist but well-drained soil.
Loropetalum plants are native to Japan, China and the Himalayas. The plants may be as tall as 10 feet but are usually small trees of 5 feet. Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best flowering occurs in full sun. L. chinense grows best in fertile, slightly acidic soil in full sun for deepest foliage color.
Full sun to part shade
15 to 23 degrees C
Apply any organic fertilizer
Loropetalum special feature
Foliage and flowers
The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
Can be used for foundations hedges or screens, borders, woodland gardens
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Loropetalum?
Loropetalum is commonly known as China Pink, Indian Pink, Red Chinese Fringe Flower, Rainbow Pink
How tall do Loropetalum grow?
On average Loropetalum grows 10 to 20 feet
What color are Loropetalum?
A Loropetalum plant bears flowers of color Dark pink
When Loropetalum blooms?
With enough light, Loropetalum may produce Dark pink flowers in March to June
How hard is Loropetalum to grow?
A Loropetalum is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Loropetalum need?
A Loropetalum prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Loropetalum need?
A Loropetalum prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Loropetalum need?
A Loropetalum prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Loropetalum like?
A Loropetalum prefers 15 to 23 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Loropetalum?
To encourage Loropetalum growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .
Thursday, 28 November 2019
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
Monday, 25 November 2019
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more