Razzleberri® Fringe Flower
Loropetalum chinense 'Monraz'
Pronunciation: lor-oh-PET-ah-lum chi-NEN-see
|Description||An exciting plant with vibrant, multi-season interest! Clusters of raspberry red, fringed flowers appear throughout the year. Showy new growth is burgundy tinged, maturing to olive green. Use as a colorful specimen or accent in borders and containers. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Heaviest in spring, repeating all year.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide, in natural form.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||This outstanding three season specimen should become a featured focal point. Use in shrub borders for late season foliage interest. Provide unique effects against light value evergreens and as a dark background for high contrast perennials in mixed beds. It's a fine foundation plant to highlight important points in the architecture or to call attention to entries and gateways. Excellent choice for adding background interest to fountains and water gardens. Worth considering for color accent in stark modern landscapes or to add depths to vintage Craftsman era home gardens.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Lilyturf (Liriope); Pittosporum (Pittosporum); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Juniper (Juniperus); Camellia (Camellia)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||In China, these plants are known as Ju Mu. It is used in Chinese medicine the same way its relative American witch hazel is as astringent. However, it is used in Asia for many more ailments due to higher levels of flavonol glycoside in roots and flowers|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.