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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘Sizzling Pink’ (Chinese Fringe Flower)

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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum Sizzling Pink,Chinese Fringe Flower 'Sizzling Pink', Loropetalum chinense 'Sizzling Pink', Chinese Witch Hazel  'Sizzling Pink' evergreen shrubs, Pink flowers, dark foliage

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘Sizzling Pink’ (Chinese Fringe Flower) is a bushy evergreen shrub of rounded, oval habit with deep burgundy leaves fading to olive green with a tinge of purple. In spring, it produces abundant clusters of rich pink, spidery flowers, each with narrow, twisted, inch-long petals. The vibrant blossoms stand out against the dark evergreen foliage. Making a bold statement in the landscape, this striking evergreen shrub is perfect as an accent or in mass plantings. It makes a lovely hedge along the entryway and looks great in perennial borders.

  • Grows up to 4-6 ft. tall (120-180 cm) and 4-5 ft. wide (120-150 cm).
  • A full sun to part shade lover, this plant is easily grown in humus-rich, fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Best flower production and leaf color in full sun, although this plant appreciates some afternoon shade. Shelter from cold winds and provide winter protection.
  • Virtually pest and disease free.
  • Extremely versatile, Chinese Fringe Flower may be used as a specimen plant or in small groups. Perfect for foundation plantings, beds and borders, hedges and screens or containers.
  • Little pruning required except for removal of unsightly shoots and deadheading, unless some shaping is required.
  • Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer with bottom heat
  • Loropetalum chinense species is native to China, Southeast Asia and Japan

Requirements

Hardiness 7 - 9
Heat Zones 8 - 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Hamamelidaceae
Genus Loropetalum
Common names Chinese Fringe Flower
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 4' - 6'
(120cm - 180cm)
Spread 4' - 5'
(120cm - 150cm)
Spacing 48" - 60"
(120cm - 150cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Hedges And Screens, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden
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Alternative Plants to Consider

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Loropetalum chinense Jazz Hands® Dwarf White (Chinese Fringe Flower)
Loropetalum chinense ‘Ever Red’ (Chinese Fringe Flower)
Loropetalum chinense ‘Carolina Moonlight’ (Chinese Fringe Flower)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 7 - 9
Heat Zones 8 - 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Hamamelidaceae
Genus Loropetalum
Common names Chinese Fringe Flower
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 4' - 6'
(120cm - 180cm)
Spread 4' - 5'
(120cm - 150cm)
Spacing 48" - 60"
(120cm - 150cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Hedges And Screens, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden
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