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  • loropetalum
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance'


2 litre pot £14.99
2 litre pot £14.99
  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained, preferably acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February to April
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    Forming a bushy mound of evergreen purple foliage, this handsome shrub also produces pink, witch hazel-like flowers from late winter to mid-spring. These have a sweet scent and offer a pretty contrast to the colourful foliage. Originating from woodlands in China, Japan and Burma, they will benefit from a partially shaded spot with protection from the worst of the winter weather.

  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning, but lightly trim after flowering to encourage bushy growth.

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