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Loropetalum chinensis 'Shang-lo' PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

PURPLE PIXIE LOROPETALUM

Buy Purple Pixie™ Loropetalum online. This is the one you have been waiting for! Dwarf in size but huge in performance. Burgundy foliage and showy pink flowers, this plant is perfect as a ground cover, will make a vibrant hanging basket or potted patio plant.

Height:

1-2 Feet

Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

7-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Southern Living
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Hot Pink/Fuchsia
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Groundcover
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Loropetalum is easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions.Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Loropetalum also makes a fantastic container plant for patios and decks. Thrives in Sun or Shade