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Plant Characteristics

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

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.

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Loropetalum chinensis var. rubrum 'PIILC-I'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Crimson Fire Loropetalum online. Crimson Fire has red foliage throughout the year, on a compact plant that is perfectly used in small spaces and in foundation plantings. The neon pink flowers in spring are a definite bonus!

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Hamamelidaceae · Common Name: Fringe Flower

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 7410

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(21 units available now - S)

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 8066

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 8163

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 11323

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
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