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Loropetalum Burgundy

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pot size: 20cm
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Loropetalum Burgundy - An evergreen shrub with ornamental reddish-purple foliage. Striking lolly-pink flowers mostly during spring but spot flowering throughout the year. This very versitile shrub is ideal as a feature specimen, in a sunny border or along drives or pathways, or in rockeries as well as around pools. Can also be grown in tubs. Prefers a full sun to part shade position. A light trim after flowering will keep it neat and a compact shape. Grows 1-2mt high x 1.5-2mt wide.
Loropetalum burgundy, also known as Loropetalum chinense 'Burgundy' or Chinese fringe flower 'Burgundy,' is a popular evergreen shrub valued for its attractive foliage and vibrant flowers. Here's some information about Loropetalum burgundy:
Appearance: Loropetalum burgundy is a compact, low-growing shrub. It has oval-shaped leaves that emerge burgundy or purple in color, maturing to deep green or reddish-green. The leaves provide year-round interest and create a striking contrast in the landscape.
Flowers: One of the main attractions of Loropetalum burgundy is its flowers. In late winter or early spring, it produces clusters of spidery, fringe-like flowers that can range in color from pink to reddish-purple, depending on the cultivar. The flowers have a delicate, wispy appearance and add a burst of color to the garden.
Sun and Soil Requirements: Loropetalum burgundy thrives in full sun to partial shade. It prefers well-draining soil that is slightly acidic to neutral. Regular watering is necessary to establish the plant, but once established, it is relatively drought-tolerant.
Hardiness: Loropetalum burgundy is typically hardy. It can tolerate some frost but may suffer damage in extremely cold winters. In colder regions, it can be grown in containers and brought indoors during the winter months.
Pruning and Maintenance: Pruning Loropetalum burgundy is generally done in early spring before new growth begins. It is recommended to remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches and lightly shape the plant if needed. Minimal pruning is necessary to maintain its natural form.
Uses: Loropetalum burgundy is a versatile plant that can be used in various ways. It works well as a specimen plant in the landscape, as a foundation planting, or as a low hedge or border. Its vibrant foliage and flowers also make it suitable for containers and mixed shrub borders.
Pests and Diseases: Loropetalum burgundy is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, like any plant, it can be susceptible to issues such as scale insects, aphids, or root rot if grown in poorly drained soil.
Overall, Loropetalum burgundy is an attractive and easy-to-grow shrub that adds beauty to gardens with its colorful foliage and unique flowers.
Loropetalum Burgundy is available from Online Plants, Australia's leading e-commerce plant nursery. Located in Melbourne we offer fast, accurate and careful plant delivery to all Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas.

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