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Zhuzhou Fuchsia Fringe Flower

Loropetalum chinense 'Zhuzhou Fuchsia'

SKU
00994
Blackish maroon foliage maintains its color even throughout the heat of summer. Stunning display of fragrant deep pink flowers. Has a distinct, upright form with strong ascending branches even in its youth. Handsome peeling bark when mature. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationlor-oh-PET-ah-lum chi-NEN-see
Average Size at MaturityFast growing 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeHeaviest in spring, repeating in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlack
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHeavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Lilyturf (Liriope); Kohuhu (Pittosporum); 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, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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