Loropetalum, Chinese Fringe Bush - Plant

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Chinese Fringe Flower is native to Japan and SE Asia including southern China. It is cultivated as a garden plant.
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Loropetalum, Chinese Fringe Bush Plant
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4 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Loropetalum, Chinese Fringe Bush

Plant height: 1.0 - 1.7 inches
Plant spread:

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.

Common name(s): China Pink, Indian Pink, Red Chinese Fringe Flower, Rainbow Pink
Flower colours: Dark pink
Bloom time: March to June
Max reachable height: 10 to 20 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

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.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 15 to 23 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Loropetalum

  • 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.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Loropetalum

Special features: Foliage and flowers

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose. Can be used for foundations hedges or screens, borders, woodland gardens.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/
  • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/
  • https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/245955/i-Loropetalum-chinense-i-var-i-rubrum-i-Fire-Dance/Details

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4 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 02 July 2018
Awesome seeds. All grow and are great.
4 / 5 Nishrin Karachiwala 01 July 2018
Is the item durable?
5 / 5 Vishesh kumar sinha 22 June 2018
Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it
5 / 5 Kiran Mayi 10 June 2018
Air Purifying Indoor Plant.
5 / 5 Yogita Verma 05 June 2018
very durable plant to a wide range of conditions
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