Daruma Chinese Fringe Flower
Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Daruma'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lor-oh-PET-ah-lum chi-NEN-see RU-brum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 2-5 ft. tall and 3-5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Heaviest in spring, repeating throughout the year|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Lilyturf (Liriope); Kohuhu (Pittosporum); Juniper (Juniperus); Camellia (Camellia)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10