Pipa's Red Chinese Fringe Flower

Loropetalum chinense 'Pipa's Red'

SKU
04020
Long, narrow, very rich burgundy foliage on beautiful, tiered, fountain-like branching is the perfect backdrop for the hot pink, fringe-like flowers. A superb foundation or hedge plant that will infuse year-round color into the landscape. Wonderful for use as a dramatic accent in borders and containers. Evergreen above 0°F.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationlor-oh-PET-ah-lum chi-NEN-see
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and slightly wider.
Bloom TimeHeaviest in spring, repeating throughout the year.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Lilyturf (Liriope); Pittosporum (Pittosporum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Juniper (Juniperus); 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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