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Loropetalum chinense

Plant name: Fringe flower

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

Origin: CHINA AND JAPAN

Cultural notes: Prefer rich soil and full sun but can survive in other soil conditions and even clay.

Tolerates: Tolerant of frost and drought once established

Flowering season: Summer.

Flower colour: Sometimes pink or purple and appear as strappy type petals.

Foliage colour: Glossy oval shaped green foliage.

Width: up to 3m

Height: up to 3m but usually smaller

Plant spacing: 100cm apart

Recommended uses: A great plant for hedging but also as a feature plant in some situations. Ideal to prune for shape.

Description: A shrub native to China and Japan this shrub can produce some beautiful strappy like petalled flowers that are pink or purple.