Carolina Moonlight™ Fringe Flower

Loropetalum chinense 'NCI 002' PP #18,977

SKU
31222
A beautifully compact, dense variety with stunning, fringe-like, creamy white flowers in late winter and early spring. Flowers are contrasted by thick, sage green foliage. Use as a showy accent for mixed borders, in foundation plantings, and in containers. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationlor-oh-PET-ah-lum chi-NEN-see
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHeavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Pittosporum (Pittosporum); Abelia (Abelia); Juniper (Juniperus); Lilyturf (Liriope); Camellia (Camellia)

Provide organically rich, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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