Purple Foliage Lasts All Year & Contrasts Bright Pink Flowers in Spring
A larger sized member of the Loropetalum family, the rich burgundy foliage of the Loropetalum Zhuzhou Shrub makes a striking statement.
Chinese Fringe Flower shrub, as it is commonly called, can be used as a privacy hedge, border planting, or small multi trunk evergreen tree bringing a burst of color to your landscape any time of the year!
Loropetalum chinense green leaves turn dark burgundy to deep purple black throughout spring and fall. In early spring, stacked fuchsia Chinese fringe-like blooms appear which gives it the nickname Fringe Flower. The bright pink fringe flowers light up their landscapes during the spring growing season.
This evergreen shrub is such a pretty sight! The dark maroon foliage contrasts the hot pink flowers perfectly and stays dark for most of the year. Most elegantly seen as a tall hedge or screen, or used as a foundation planting or mass planting. Our favorite way to grow it is as a zhuzhou loropetalum tree!
ZHUZHOU LOROPETALUM CARE
Zhuzhou Loropetalum hedge is happiest in full sun to partial shade and soil that is moist and well-drained soils. It prefers acidic soils so the addition of acidic planting mix will help your fast growing shrub!
It grows to a mature height between 10-15 feet tall and a spread of 6-8 feet wide. The Zhuzhou Loropetalum tree growth rate is moderate. This large loropetalum zhuzhou is conveniently low maintenance and drought-resistant once established.
Grows best across the United States in USDA zones 7-10. Zhuzhou fuchsia can be pruned into a small tree form making it the Chinese Fringe tree.
Water the Chinese fringe tree root system thoroughly before, during, and after planting to establish healthy growth.
The fast-growing nature, eye catching red flowers and evergreen foliage of the loropetalum, and low maintenance qualities make this purple shrub a great choice for any landscape!
Shop the Zhuzhou Loropetalum for sale. Sister to the Ruby Loropetalum also with reddish purple foliage and purple leaves.
Loropetalum is easy to grow, adds color all year long, and are quality plants to have in any landscape!
Check out the Grow Guide for Loropetalum Hedges for more information on growing these shrubs!
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Full Sun / Partial Shade
Growing Zones 7, 8, 9, 10
The best purchase in plants ever. The plants were very healthy, and bigger than I was expecting. These plants were very well taken care of. They arrived in a box, however, they arrived in perfect condition. Will buy from Perfect Plants again.
We appreciate your continued support, Brenda. Wish you and your Loropetalum Zhuzhou Chinese Fringe Flower Shrub all the best.
It's everything I wanted and more!
Love reading this Diane. We value your continued support. Hope you and your Loropetalum Zhuzhou Chinese Fringe Flower Shrub are doing well. Take care!
Arrived in excellent condition. I have seen new growth already.
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The staff at Perfect Plants was very helpful and friendly. The shrub arrived with only 1 broken branch. But we were disappointed in that the plant was not pruned up as I was promised, and it looked very old, like it had been in the pot for a long, long time. We got it in the ground right away and have been watering as instructed. It is getting some new leaves now and we are hoping it will perk up and become the small tree we were looking for.
Hi Susan! We appreciate your feedback and happy to hear our customer care team swooped in to help. Hope you and your Loropetalum Zhuzhou Chinese Fringe Flower Shrub are doing well. Take care!
Hope all is well with you and your Loropetalum Zhuzhou Chinese Fringe Flower Shrub order. All the best.