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Loropetalum chinense Blush - Blush Chinese Fringe Flower

Loropetalum chinense Blush is distinct from the other cultivars in that the newest leaf or two comes out bronze-red and it has pink flowers that are paler than the cv Burgundy or cv Purple Majesty. As it ages the leaves turns green. This shrub will slowly grow to 8 feet or more tall and wide. Blush Fringe Flower will grow in sun or shade and a variety of soils. Loropetalum chinense prefers to be on the dry side, which makes this an ideal plant for the shade garden under oaks. It seems like Loropetalum chinense Blush always has some pink blossoms, though there are fewer in the winter. The Blush Chinese Fringe Flower is tolerant of temperatures into the low teens. Loropetalum chinense drops most or all of its leaves if the temperatures drop that low. This plant is very similar to Loropetalum Monraz.

Loropetalum chinense Blush, Blush Chinese Fringe Flower

Red new foliage and pink flowers of Loropetalum chinense Blush - Blush Chinese Fringe Flower. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the genus Loropetalum featured on this site:
Loropetalum chinense (white flowers)
Loropetalum chinense Burgundy