Loropetalum China Pink
Richly coloured leaves create a beautiful backdrop for sprays of vibrant pink tassel-like flowers in spring and summer. Makes a pretty hedge, or eyecatching specimen shrub in the border. Plant it somewhere sheltered and in rich lime-free soil to help it really flourish.
Loropetalum chinense rubrum 'China Pink'APPEARANCE : Tall-growing dense shrub with oval leaves, rich pinky-brown year-round. Vibrant pink tassel flowers during spring and summer.
USE FOR : Ideal for hedges and massed planting or for contrasting colour in home gardens.
CLIMATE : Frost tolerant once established. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites.
PLANTING : Sunny or partly shaded position with morning or afternoon sun. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal added at the time of planting.
CARE : Mulch and water well, prune after flowering and fertilise in Spring. Plant in a soil which is medium to acidic. Avoid lime. Regular clipping will encourage flowering stems
MATURE HEIGHT & WIDTH : 2 m H x 1.5 m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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