The Ruby Loropetalum shrub, also known as Chinese fringe flower shrub, makes for a delightfully bright addition to any landscape. Its beautiful hot pink blossoms and ruby red purple foliage deliver lasting color in a compact bush.
The eye catching clusters of rich pink fringe flowers will appear in early spring. The deep purple colored leaves of this evergreen shrub will provide color all year round. Dark burgundy foliage is a beautiful sight in any landscape!
Plant this colorful flowering shrub as foundation planting accents to your home or as a statement pieces in your landscape. It will be sure to bring some looks as a loropetalum shrub border too with its reddish purple leaves.
The ruby loropetalum chinense’s mass of fringe-like blossoms is softly fragrant, showy and will bloom continuously over several months. This loropetalum plant is low maintenance, drought tolerant and deer resistant. It is also resistant to pests and diseases.
It’s bright pink flowers and shiny ruby and green foliage make it a great choice for many landscapes. Some call this plant Chinese witch hazel.
Ruby Loropetalum plant prefers full sun to partial shade. The deep burgundy colorful foliage demands that the root systems stay in well drained soil types. It likes the soil moist but does not like wet feet or will contract root rot. Slightly acidic soils are okay too.
This low maintenance, lush purple shrub has become quite the staple in Southern yards! It is easy to grows in USDA plant hardiness zones 7-11. Planting loropetalum in the spring growing season is best for optimum growth.
Not as large as it’s sister – Zhuzhou Loropetalum. The Ruby Loropetalum size can grow up to 3-5 feet tall and wide at mature height. The Ruby Loropetalum growth rate is slow. You can prune this shrub into a small tree if desired.
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Loropetalum chinense 'Ruby'
- Drought resistant
- Deer resistant
- Low maintenance
- Showy flowers