Purple Diamond® Semi-dwarf Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-hi' PP18331 Home » The Collection » Purple Diamond® Semi-dwarf Combining colorful flowers with year-round deep purple foliage, Purple Diamond holds its purple color better than others, and stays compact. Useful as an accent shrub in borders and containers, a foundation plant, low hedge, or in mass plantings.
Purple Diamond® Semi-dwarf Loropetalum
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Feature Pink ribbons in spring
USDA Zones Hardy to 0° USDA Zones 7-10
Sunset Zones 4-5 (with protection) 6-9,14-24
Special Features Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Easy Care, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Hedge
Exposure Part sun to shade
Flowering Season Spring
Dimensions 3-4 ft H x 4 ft W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained garden soil
Fertilizer Feed with acid fertilizer after bloom
Pruning None needed! Can be shaped after spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part sun to shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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